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I agree with Leona. I always test my documentation with the application. In
fact, when I worked at my previous job, the system tester always used my
documentation when they tested the application.
Sr. Technical Writer
Smallworld Systems, Inc.
Communications Business Unit
sonja -dot- waller -at- smallworld-us -dot- com
From: Leona Dupree [mailto:llmdupree -at- YAHOO -dot- COM]
Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 12:31 PM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: Usability Testing
I never hand over my documentation without testing it against the
product. I don't mind testing what I have written because I want to
make sure it works according to what the software does. Why would any
Technical Writer have a problem with this being a part of the writing
process, if there are no QA personnel on board?
Leona L. Magee-Dupree
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