Prove My Help Authoring Tools Survey Wrong
The Help Authoring Tools survey in my blog's sidebar has been the source of no little controversy, and I've left it up there for a reason. I've been telling myself that when 1,000 people participate, I'll officially analyze the results. (So far 784 have voted.)
However, Char James-Tanny announced a new help authoring tools survey, this one sponsored by the HAT-Matrix (not to be confused with the Matrix movie). The new HAT-Matrix's survey is a little more official looking. Perhaps the creators have taken into account all of the slippery variables that lead to survey bias.
So I ask you to please take a minute and fill out the help authoring tools survey published by the HAT-Matrix. I'm really curious to know if the survey in my blog's sidebar is bogus or if it carries any weight. The HAT-Matrix's help authoring tools survey will be available until the end of September 2008.
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