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Please accept my apologies for any irritation if you got the following
message once before; I originally sent it to an outdated address, so now I'm
sending it to the correct one. :-)
Dan Dornbrook (djd -at- safco -dot- com)
From: Dan Dornbrook
To: techwriter list; Windows Help list
Subject: he's ba-aack ... seeking comments on usability testing
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 1996 3:03PM
NOTE: Please send all replies to this E-mail directly to me at
djd -at- safco -dot- com, NOT to the list ...
Yes, it's that newsletter geek from Chicago again, seeking quotes for the
"Perspectives" column. This time I did seek them locally (from readers of
the actual newsletter) first, *but* my columnist got sick *and* is taking
two classes *and* has big projects on her paying job, so ... I'm turning to
you, my virtual neighbors in cyberspace, who so gladly have responded with
your interactive insights in the past ("unlike some of our readers," he
OK, here's the topic:
"How do you check the usability of your technical documents?"
(The question applies to either print or on-line user documentation.)
Please send your replies, preferably in 75 to 100 words, to Dan Dornbrook at
djd -at- safco -dot- com no later than Monday, March 4. Your reward will be a copy of
the published newsletter in April (*if* you send me a ship-to address) and
my eternal gratitude (hey, they don't pay me either).
Editor, Byline (Chicago Chapter, Society for Technical Communication)
Fax: (312) 631-4938
E-mail: djd -at- safco -dot- com