"Doc Downsizing" & Third Party Manuals

Subject: "Doc Downsizing" & Third Party Manuals
From: Jackie Campana <jcampana -at- ARCADA -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 1995 13:02:52 PDT

There is an article in "Infoworld" (April 17. 1995) by Kelly Conatser
on "Documentation Downsizing" on page 55. It discusses the emerging
trend to replace hard-copy documentation with on-line docs and help
systems. The pros and cons of reducing or replacing hard-copy or
providing both hard-copy and on-line docs are considered.

Hmm, gives an explanation for publishers providing third-party manuals
to "fill the gap."

Definitely worth reading.


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Jackie Emard Campana
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Arcada Software--Lake Mary, FL * (407)333-7694


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