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   Re: The problem with typography (with or without flow objects)

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  • From: Rick JELLIFFE <ricko@geotempo.com>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 01:12:33 +0800

(Sorry, its me again.)

Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> It seems to be a disease of the computer industry to rush things to
> market. Who else would ever do this? Does your car have a ReadMe.First
> document? your video player? It's hard to accept that a few weeks is
> important in the life of a serious bit of software. Isnt it indicative
> of firefight bugfixing?
I did a job here in Taiwan for a notebook company. The product life of a
notebook model is about 3 months. The (non-markup, non-TMX-based)
preparation and translation of documentation took up to 1 month of
that.  In that kind of environment, very day delayed may decrease sales
by 2% or more. 

Rick Jelliffe

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