Re: Horton Book--which one?

Subject: Re: Horton Book--which one?
From: Jean M McMahon <mcma0017 -at- GOLD -dot- TC -dot- UMN -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 1994 17:39:45 -0500

I can suggest Carolyn Rude's Technical Editing. There are chapters that
include Documentation Project Management. Will send more info as I am a
student of Tech Comm and nearly all textbooks include strategies for
project management

Jean McMahon
mcma0017 -at- gold -dot- tc -dot- umn -dot- edu

On Thu, 27 Oct 1994, Gwen Gall wrote:

> 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
> publications.)

> Thanks in advance.

> Cheers,

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


> "The foreseeable future. A cliche, and a fuzzy one. How much of the
> future is foreseeable? Ten minutes? Ten years? Any of it? By whom is it
> foreseeable? Seers? Experts? Everybody?"
> --Strunk and White, "The Elements of Style"


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