Why the Documentation Sucks and What You Can Do About It

12/15/00


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Table of Contents

Why the Documentation Sucks and What You Can Do About It

Sysadmin Aptitude Test

Sysadmin Aptitude Test

Canít we all just get along?

Topics

Myths of Technical Writing

Roles of a Technical Writer

Roles of a Technical Writer

Roles of a Technical Writer

Myths of Technical Writing

Myths of Technical Writing

Topics

Servers get flaky while work never ceases; Projects are many and writers are few; Each business day brings new software releases, And no one has time to return their review.

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

Inherent Difficulties

A Writerís Quest, Exhibit A

A Writerís Quest, Exhibit B

A Writerís Quest, Exhibit C

A Writerís Quest, Exhibit D

A Writerís Quest, Exhibit E

A Writers Quest, Exhibit F

Inherent Difficulties

Topics

Typical Projects

Typical Projects

Typical Projects

Typical Projects

Typical Projects

Topics

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Improving the Documentation

Linux and Open Source

Linux and Open Source

Roles of a Technical Writer

Roles of a Technical Writer

The Linux Documentation Project

The Linux Documentation Project

Improving the Documentation

Conclusion

Conclusion

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