[ZWeb] Product documentation - a screenshot saves a 1000 words

Paul Browning paul.browning@bristol.ac.uk
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 10:37:05 -0000

--On 05 December 2001 09:49 +0000 sanket <zopist@rediffmail.com> wrote:

> I agree with Trevor's thoughts about problems with documentation and
> description. At least there has to be good description which can tell the
> user about the features and use of the product. There are so many
> products out there but without proper description. It takes lot of time
> to work with 'trial and error' method just to judge the usefulness of the
> product. So i think this is the first problem to be solved.

Sorry - I'm just arriving in Zweb land and the archive doesn't yet
show all the recent postings.

Re Trevor's comments on Product documentation - yes it is
patchy (pun unintended) but as ZC will verify, the docs
are the hardest and least fun bit to write.

For me a screenshot or two of the Product in action generally
tells me alot. Ok, it can be cosmetic and plain misleading,
but making screenshots is easy. Could we encourage such screenshots
to become Product metadata?


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