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Subject:Re: Educating Rita From:Svi Ben-Elya <svi -dot- ben-elya -at- AKS -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 10 May 1999 09:06:25 +0200
I disagree. Most tech writers may not be able to create a GUI themselves,
but they are in an excellent position to identify its problems.
As a rule, if its difficult to describe, then there is a problem with the
GUI or the software. Deadlines or product limitations may justify the
documentation effort, but my experience has been that market response has
usually forced R&D to make the changes in later releases.
On 5/7/99 11:49:48 PM Graham Tillotson wrote:
>Lets be honest about MOST tech writers and MOST developers:
>MOST tech writers should stay away from commenting on
>interface design because they have never developed a
>GUI and they don't know enough about what goes on behind
>the form/screen/window to make a worthwhile suggestion.
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