Re: stats to back me up

Subject: Re: stats to back me up
From: Eric Ray <ejr -at- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 09:14:12 -0600

>are there statistics or reports out there that support the notion that
>useful documentation is an important (crucial even?) component of a quality
>product? my plaintive cries of "redesign rather than reinforce bad
>precedents" are falling on deaf ears.

See Jay Mead's article (Measuring Value Added) in the Q3 1998 (v45)
issue of Technical Communication. It's a spectacular
article, very well-written, and should provide outstanding
support for your argument.

Eric


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