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quality manuals are a waste of time, why?

By era82 ·
why quality manuals are a waste of time, they take too long to prepare and don't make any difference to the quality of the product.? Pls explain this sentence. Thanks.

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by cmiller5400 In reply to quality manuals are a was ...

That sentence IMHO is BS. A well thought out and executed manual is ESSENTIAL to a successful piece of software. Especially if said software is large and complex.

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by oldbaritone In reply to quality manuals are a was ...

Someone needs to document and ensure that the product is understandable. When things are convoluted, it becomes obvious during the documentation phase. In that way, documentation does improve the quality of the product.

On the other hand, don't expect users to read the documentation. (sigh) Most won't.

;-)

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No they're not! Manuals give me the opportunity to ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to quality manuals are a was ...

Use my favourite acronym of all time - RTFM.

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the opportunity to ...

by dappx In reply to No they're not! Manuals g ...

Great! You're done....

RTFM lol...

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Anyone

by OH Smeg In reply to No they're not! Manuals g ...

Looked at my Avatar recently?

Maybe the people asking questions have and that's why I'm no longer getting any thumbs but WTH I like it.

Col

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Without manuals,

by jfuller05 In reply to quality manuals are a was ...

how would you know how to use the product? Also, if one reads the manual then the product can utilized to it's potential. I think the manual is a great asset to the product.

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