Re: Object-Oriented Development and Documentation

Subject: Re: Object-Oriented Development and Documentation
From: "Bruce H. Johnson" <corpknow -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 05:56:49 -0700

On 2 Jul, Michael Wing wrote:

Matthew and interested in COM documentation;

>I, too, have found that many of my writing tasks are being replaced with
automation model analysis, reusable help, context-sensitivity, and so
forth. So much so, that I would guess that writing consumes only 20% of
my time. For example, the products that I document (I write
programmer's reference material) are created in applets. Applets are
reused between applications. For example, a 3d mechanical design
package and a cartographic package may both use the complete text
applet; however, one of the packages may only use a portion of the
geometry applet. This presents some logistic documentation problems as

<lots more on designing the modular Help system>

>Mike Wing

>_/ Michael Wing
>_/ Principal Technical Writer
>_/ Jupiter Customization and Educational Services
>_/ Intergraph Corporation
>_/ 730-7250
>_/ mjwing -at- ingr -dot- com

One of the best design methodologies I've run across in a long time.
Very well done!

Bruce H. Johnson
Corporate Knowledge, Inc. -- Your knowledge transfer specialists.
corpknow -at- earthlink -dot- net Los Angeles, California
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