Re: Why We Need Good Software Manuals (& online help)

Subject: Re: Why We Need Good Software Manuals (& online help)
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 01:44:17 -0800

>My online help is not a strict duplicate of the manual. It's restructured to
>appear quick and to the point, but everything's there. Would you still call
>that "Online documentation"?

Yes, I would.

However, if your paper manual isn't quick and to the point, you might
consider restructuring it to be more like what you've put on line. ...RM

Richard Mateosian http://www.c2.org/~srm/ President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro


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