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Subject:Re: Why We Need Good Software Manuals From:Sass Nielsen <sassn -at- PROTOTYPEINC -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 24 Jan 1996 10:44:23 -0800
see red, below (I did.)
From: Jane Bergen[SMTP:janeb -at- answersoft -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 1996 1:26 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Why We Need Good Software Manuals
> It's a shame when a technical writer won't even read a technical
> Besides learning to use the product, it is good research to see how
> other writers solve thorny problems, what new tricks are being used,
> and how complex material can be organized. I think it would be a
> natural reaction for every tech writer to read (or at least skim)
> any documentation they can get theirs hands on -- especially for the
> software they uses.