Re: How many PCs does

Subject: Re: How many PCs does
From: "Eric Haddock, Q.P." <ehaddock -at- ENGAGENET -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 1997 15:10:01 -0600

>How many PCs does it take to document an application?

It really depends on the type of application. Some are sensitive to what
else might be running on the computer at the same time so you wouldn't be
able to have your testing application and your document-producing
application open at the same time. Others don't care what else is going on
so you could have it and Word/FrameMaker/etc. open too.

If you can have the application running (fully) in one window and your
word processor running in another window--and if you have a healty (minimum
100 Mhz or faster with 32MB RAM) machine, I can't think of a reason to have
two computers.

I would ask Those Who Know about whether the application can be at all
interfered with by other applications (communications applications can be
particularly sensitive in this area for example) and under what
circumstances the application would be used by real-life users in real-life
circumstances.

By the by, if you're running WindowsNT, don't use DOS-only applications
in a DOS window. The emulation isn't close enough that you can be sure to
document everything well enough.





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