RE: "Two-track" documentation

Subject: RE: "Two-track" documentation
From: "Brady, Joy" <JBrady -at- alldata -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 09:20:35 -0500

> Andrew Plato wrote:
>
"Sorry, but I like to write geeky manuals and I spend 98% of my
writing energy
> making sure what I write is technically accurate.
>
> If you think accuracy is not important in tech writing - please don't ever
> take
> a job in the airline, food processing, nuclear weapons, or ... well, just
> don't
> take a job. I really do not want to be at the mercy of documentation that
> is
> well targeted to the right audience, but WRONG!"
>
>
For the life of me, I cannot understand how audience consideration
and technical accuracy are mutually exclusive. Have you personally found
this to be the case, Andrew?





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