QA and Writer (was: Documenting A Moving Target)

Subject: QA and Writer (was: Documenting A Moving Target)
From: Alexander Von_obert <avobert -at- TWH -dot- MSN -dot- SUB -dot- ORG>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 1996 22:21:01 +0100

Hello Sue,

* Antwort auf eine Nachricht von Sue Gallagher an All am 23.02.96

SG> From: Sue Gallagher <sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com>
SG> Subject: Re: Documenting A Moving Target

SG> I had one product manager call me on the carpet... yell at me
SG> in the hallways, even... "What right do you think you have to
SG> be told what's new in the product... we don't *even* tell *QA*
SG> what's new!"

I think the QA people could be great allies. Perhaps cooperation would be
easier if we had something like an internal procedures handbook, something QA
people could read and use to judge our work.

Without such fixed procedures the QA people can do hardly more than chase
spelling errors in our texts.

BTW, this procedures handbook would help new or temporary staff to write. Even
you might benefit from it at tasks you do every few months.


Greetings from Germany,
Alexander

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