Re: Front Page

Subject: Re: Front Page
From: Michael Krigsman <mkrigsman -at- CPUB -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 09:51:01 -0500

As the cost of software drops, cost of goods issues become more
significant. Would you rather pay $500 for software that includes a manual
or $150 and then have to buy a book?

Michael Krigsman
Cambridge Publications, Inc.
http://www.documentation.com (home of the Winhelp, technical writing, and
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At 08:10 PM 10/30/96 +1100, Michael John Little wrote:
>----------
>>
>> WOW, you got a manual?
>What manual..22 pages doesn't really explain anything. I went through the
>online help, and it did not really help much. So I forked out $66 AUS for
>the book from MS Press, and now I know MS marketing strategy: give them a
>pamphlet so they will have to go and buy the book. It is as clear as mud.

>>
>MIchael John Little
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