Horton Book--which one?

Subject: Horton Book--which one?
From: Gwen Gall <ggall -at- CA -dot- ORACLE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 1994 14:33:29 EDT

In-Reply-To: CNSEQ1:TECHWR-L -at- VM1 -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu's message of 10-26-94 12:33

Hi all:

I need help distinguishing between two editions of William Horton's book about
online documentation.

My book store only has the following information:

1. Designing and Writing Online Documentation: Hypermedia for... (1993)
2. Designing and Writing Online Documentation: Help Files to ... (1988)

Is #1 a more up-to-date version of #2, or is it some supplementary material,
possibly in another medium? The clerk at the book store thought the latter was
probably the case, as it's about 7 dollars cheaper (they are both listed as
"paperback", however.)

Can anyone help me out? Or better yet, does anyone know how I can order it
directly from Wyley, and save some money? (And get a catalogue of related

Thanks in advance.


Gwen (ggall -at- ca -dot- oracle -dot- com)
Oracle MultiDimension


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future is foreseeable? Ten minutes? Ten years? Any of it? By whom is it
foreseeable? Seers? Experts? Everybody?"
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