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Just wanted to get your view on the future trends for
documentation for a software product. Traditionally, software
documentation has taken the form of printed manuals along with
context-sensitive online help.
Now, with so many more mediums and tools, i.e., CD, WWW, PDF,
HTML/SGML, a whole slew of options become available.
Are you producing printed software documentation manuals and how
long do you expect to do so?
Do your software users prefer printed material or are they ready
to switch to softcopy/electronic material? Or will you provide
Do you have plans to go to softcopy/electronic documentation
exclusively in the near future? If so, what format/medium will
Thanks for any thoughts/opinions.
TYDAC Research Inc.
2 Gurdwara Road, Suite 200
Nepean, Ontario, Canada
613-226-5525, Ext. 202
dburke -at- tydac -dot- com
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