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Re: Help!

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:27:01PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 10:52:50AM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
> > For some products, Stephen's position is simply silly. Consider,
> > for example, a Boeing 747. Another example is a C compiler.
> > There are many more. Too many to list, and more than I could
> > possible even know about. In general, the world is larger and
> > more complicated than any of us know. 
> It's a fine goal, even if it isn't always practical.  For an installer, it
> should be not just a goal but a requirement.  (Docs should be required only
> for very unusual situations.)

Especially when the documentation is machine-readable and you have to
finish the installation in order to be able to read it.
And even if you have finished the installation, you still need to
learn how to find it!  Which our original newbie certainly didn't know.

-- hendrik

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