Re: What *is* user-friendly...

Subject: Re: What *is* user-friendly...
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 08:44:43 -0800

Larry Kunz writes:

>I wonder if a generational factor is at work here.

I doubt it. Japanese companies have been using cutesy-wutesy cartoons
in their manuals for ages. Not only in end-user-manuals aimed at
foreign morons, but in their domestic technical manuals aimed at

They can reach Barney-like levels of ersatz cuteness, too.

-- Robert
Robert Plamondon, President/Managing Editor, High-Tech Technical Writing, Inc.
36475 Norton Creek Road * Blodgett * Oregon * 97326
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