Re: SkillTech Seminar-Const. Online Docs

Subject: Re: SkillTech Seminar-Const. Online Docs
From: Kent Newton <KentN -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 10:14:00 PST

I've seen a couple of Horton's books. Has Dr. Gottfredson written a book
on the subject that we could examine?

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

On Tuesday, February 06, 1996 9:37 AM, Bill Bledsoe wrote:
>Techwr-ler's,

>Got to come to Dr. Gottfredson's defence on this one. I've read =
>Horton's book, and I've been to Gottfredson's seminar. They talk =
>different ways about the same ideas. However, at least in his book, =
>Horton discusses a lot of theory. Gottfredson gives you bonafide tools

>and examples. =20

>Bottom Line: I couldn't recommend Gottfredson's seminar any higher. If

>you are moving into or wanting to move into online document design, =
>implementation, tool selection, etc., Gottfredson will give you the =
>practical, real-world tested tools to get the job done. =20

>I am affiliated with the St. Louis Chapter of the STC, but I am not =
>affiliated in any way with either Gottfredson or Horton. Just a tech =
>writer speaking his tiny little mind on the infobahn ;-)

>----------
>From: James M.Lockard[SMTP:norton -at- mcs -dot- net]
>Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 1996 7:30 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
>Subject: Re: SkillTech Seminar-Const. Online Docs

>Techwr-lers,

>Linda Gallagher posted:

>>The St. Louis chapter of STC is offering the SkillTech Seminar:
>>Constructing Online Documentation.

>>I've been to two seminars on constructing online documentation: one =
>from
>>SkillTech and Conrad Gottfreidson and another from Seminars in Usable
>>Design and William Horton. After attending both seminars, I found I =
>>learned much more from the second.

><snipped to save precious bandwidth>

>James Lockard
>norton -at- mcs -dot- net

>"I meant what I said, and I said what I meant."
> -- Horton the Elephant

>cheers,
>-------------------------------------------------------------------------

>-----------------------------------
>Bill Bledsoe "Junk moved on line is still junk. You
can=20
>Documentation Specialist bet that if they didn't read the
printed=20
>Envision version, they won't read the online
version
>bill -at- envision -dot- com either." Dr. Conrad Gottfredson,
online=20
>or documentation guru-guy
>intlidocs -at- mo -dot- net
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