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Notices

This chapter describes the various notices associated with the Tapestry software and user information:


Introduction

This chapter describes the trademarks, acknowledgments, references, copyright, disclaimer, and warranty statements associated with the Tapestry software and user information.

Trademarks

The trademarks used in this book are as follows.

QuickTime, Finder, and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.

Netscape Navigator is a registered trademark of Netscape Communications Corporation.

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank Jane Aronovitch, Joan Cherry, Nancy Hall-Chapman, Roy Hartshorn, Craig Henkle, Jamie Mason, Venicio Melo, Ed Patrick, Mark Chignell, Keith Soltys, and Joanna Tumminello, whose assistance helped to make this project successful.

References

The references are as follows:

  1. Cherry, J. M. and Jackson, S. (1992). Online Help: Effects of Content and Writing Style on User Performance and Attitudes. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Vol. 32, No. 4, December 1989.

  2. Chignell, M. H. and Keevil, B. E. (1996). Developing Usable Online Information for a Web Authoring Tool. SIGDOC'96: The 14th Annual International Conference Proceedings. New York, NY: The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Special Interest Group on Systems Documentation, pages115-123.

  3. Chignell, M. H. and Valdez, J. F. (1992). Methods for Assessing the Usage and Usability of Documentation. Third Conference on Quality in Documentation, at the Centre for Professional Writing, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, pages 5-27, ISBN-0-9393527-2-7. (Also available on the Internet Methods for Assessing the Usage and Usability of Documentation)

  4. Mehlenbacher, B. (1993). Software Usability: Choosing Appropriate Methods for Evaluating Online Systems and Documentation. SIGDOC'93: The 11th Annual International Conference Proceedings. New York, NY: The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Special Interest Group on Documentation, 209-222 (paper named the "most innovative of the refereed materials" in the Proceedings).

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