Re: Information Mapping

Subject: Re: Information Mapping
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 13:36:36 -0800

At 02:56 PM 1/17/97 -0600, C. Brannon Golden wrote:
>Info Mapping in its raw form is downright ugly. However, with the right =
>typefaces, some intelligent application of their *principles*, and just =
>a touch of design finesse, you can create elegant, highly usable =
>documentation solutions.
Right on, Brannon. I have always thought that the sheer ugliness of any
document that slavishly follows information mapping style was the biggest
impediment to anyone's taking their approach seriously. I avoided reading
their stuff for years because it made me wince. Even wearing sunglasses
didn't help.

--Wayne Douglass

Verity, Inc. Email: wayned -at- verity -dot- com
894 Ross Drive Telephone: 408-542-2139
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Facsimile: 408-542-2040
Connecting People with Information:

TECHWR-L (Technical Communication) List Information: To send a message
to 2500+ readers, e-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send commands
Search the archives at or search and
browse the archives at

Previous by Author: Re: Information Mapping
Next by Author: Re: Citing Sources
Previous by Thread: Re: Information Mapping
Next by Thread: Re: Information Mapping

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads

Sponsored Ads