[texhax] For what it's worth

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Mon Oct 18 16:44:38 CEST 2004


> > You can never have enough documentation.
> you can never write enough documentation.  i'm admittedly slow, but
> my output of net-wide published documentation is about 20 lines a
> week.  why are we all being pilloried for failing to write
> documentation about a package hardly any of us use (lyx on macos,
> aiui -- heck, i've never even had a mac)?

Sorry Robin, I don't mean to attack you.  That's just an observation
I've made.  As a discipline, I write lots of documentation on my
programs - every variable type, constant procedure and code section
has a comment.  Yet I always find that it is not enough.

So my attitude these days is to accept that and just keep adding to
the documentation and improving it.

BRAVO for your documentation work!


  Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
  National Cancer Institute
  Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology
  Molecular Information Theory Group
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
  toms at ncifcrf.gov
  permanent email: toms at alum.mit.edu (use only if first address fails)

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