Re: "Two-track" documentation

Subject: Re: "Two-track" documentation
From: PMChief49 -at- aol -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 15:47:44 EST

In a message dated 12/13/1999 9:45:07 AM Eastern Standard Time,
JBrady -at- alldata -dot- net writes:

> > 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?
>

Yeah... What she said ... <g>.

Pete Margaritis




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