Re: In house third-party manuals

Subject: Re: In house third-party manuals
From: Jane Bergen <janeb -at- AIRMAIL -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 1996 21:05:18 +600

> >I think Microsoft is facing up to the reality that users will buy
> >third party books anyway for user procedures because theirs have
> >been so bad.

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> There is a solution: companies should create their own
> publishing label
> and publish documentation under that label. That way, the public

Uh...isn't this what Microsoft ALREADY does? I'm thinking of
Microsoft Press.... it's like charging for the software (Microsoft
Corp), then charging for the printed documentation (Microsoft Press)!

Jane Bergen
Jane Bergen, Technical Writer
janeb -at- airmail -dot- net


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