On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Peter Flynn wrote:
> But that's precisely the kind of "documentation" which isn't worth 2¢.
> Any [one] can see that you plug the peripheral in.
You'd think so wouldn't you ;) I happen to disagree with you here. These
kind of things are important. The initial how do I etc. I of course
snipped out the guts of the example I pasted earlier, but obviously it
goes in to (for some people) useful detail.
> when the host system just sits there and doesn't respond, or tries to
> pretend the Zip drive is a camera or something.
Yes, this is needed as well, but not in place of the afore mentioned.
There's all levels of users and when they're involved, as we know too
well, all bets are off!
This KB does go in to examples like you have just used above. It covers
simple stuff (maybe my example was a bad one) and more complicated
troubleshooting. Of course Adam is also right when he says that any
knowledge-base must be constantly updated and added to. It's a waste
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