You're just saying that 'cause you work for a book company ;)

Seriously though there are times that nothing will replace paper - it's a lot easier 
to site at the cafe and read a manual over coffee than hauling out the PowerBook 
(although that gets done too)


Erik Ableson

On Tue, Jan 11, 2000 at 10:58:47AM -0500, Daniel Knight wrote:
> David G. Thornton writes:
> >Many will object, but in my opinion, the best way to distribute manuals is
> >electronically....
> Electronic files should never take the place of printed pages. I can sit 
> down with the Retrospect manual away from my computer, underline and 
> highlight things, dog-ear pages, and put on sticky notes. I can pull the 
> manual off the shelf and quickly find pages I've marked.
> Or I can open an electronic file, hope I know the keyword, and try to 
> find the information I need.
> Electronic files are a great supplement to a printed manual; they should 
> never replace it.

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