Palimpsest: This is the future of technical communication
Palimpsest: This is the future of technical communication. Sarah O'Keefe explores an ethical dilemma about including potentially dangerous information in documentation (even if it's accurate). Her post made me reflect. Fortunately, I don't document anything that has any impact on one's life (except death by boredom in a meeting).
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