A POSSIBLE MANIFESTO ON DOCUMENTING AND DOCUMENTATION.

A POSSIBLE MANIFESTO ON DOCUMENTING AND DOCUMENTATION.
1. DOCUMENTING AND DOCUMENTATION ARE NOT THE SAME.

2. A DOCUMENT HAS POTENTIAL. DOCUMENTATION HOSTS POTENTIAL.

3. YOU DOCUMENT.
3.1. YOU CAN DOCUMENT SOMETHING THAT BECOMES DOCUMENTATION.

4. DOCUMENTATION IS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE PRACTICE OF DOCUMENTING.
4.1. DON’T GIVE FOR GRANTED THAT IF YOU DOCUMENT YOU HAVE DOCUMENTATION.
4.1.1. DON’T CALL DOCUMENTATION ALL THE PICTURES YOU HAVE IN YOUR COMPUTER.

5. DOCUMENTING IS THE ACTION OF WANTING TO TELL A PERSPECTIVE WHICH IS TRUE.

6. DOCUMENTATION EMPOWERS OR DESTROYS THE NOTION OF TRUTH BY ITS OWN ACCUMULATION AND TRANSFORMATION.

7. DOCUMENTATION IS NOT STATIC. IT IS TRANSFORMING AND BEING AFFECTED.

8. DOCUMENTATION GOES FURTHER THAN THE REALMS OF UTILITY.
8.1. DOCUMENTATION CAN BE USEFUL.
8.2. DOCUMENTATION CAN BE USELESS.

9. DOCUMENTATION CAN BECOME MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE WORK ITSELF.

10. DOCUMENTATION IS NOT BRANDING EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN DOCUMENT FOR MARKETING PORPOUSES.

11. DOCUMENTATION CAN (SHOULD) BE OUT OF YOURSELF.

12. DOCUMENTATION IS AN ENTITY OUT OF YOURSELF.

13. DOCUMENTATION IS THE ACTION OF PROVING AND BEING AVAILABLE AS A SUBJECT. THE DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE BUT NOT THE WORK ITSELF.

14. DOCUMENTATION GOES FURTHER THAN THE REPRESENTATIVE. EVEN FURTHER THAN THE DOCUMENT.

15. DOCUMENTATION MIGHT BE A TOOL TO EMPOWER CERTAIN NOTIONS ON CIRCULAR TEMPORALITY.

16. DOCUMENTATION CAN BE DISJOINTED FROM HISTORY OR LEGACY.

17. DOCUMENTATION ALLOWS SIMULTANEITY TO EMERGE. THEREFORE, TIME IT’S BEING PERCEIVED IN A DIFFERENT MANNER.

18. MIGHT BE IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE DOCUMENTING FROM.
18.1. YOU CAN DOCUMENT FROM MANY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES.

19. THE WAY WE DOCUMENT TELLS ABOUT THE WAY WE SEE AT THINGS AND THE VALUE WE ARE GIVING TO IT.

20. EACH WORK/PROJECT/PRACTICE MIGHT NEED DIFFERENT MODES OF DOCUMENTING.

21. DOCUMENTATION MIGHT BE A PLATFORM WHERE TO HAVE A CONVERSATION FROM.

22. ACCESSIBILITY IS A MUST IN THE REALM OF DOCUMENTATION.

23. DOCUMENTATION IS A TRIGGER FOR ACTIONS.

24. TO DOCUMENT IS TO DEAL WITH THE VISIBLE REALM. DOCUMENTATION GIVES SPACE FOR GAPS BETWEEN DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE INVISIBLE.

25. DOCUMENTING IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACT TOWARDS WHAT HAD HAPPEN. DOCUMENTATION CAN QUESTION WHAT HAPPENED.

26. IT IS DANGEROUS TO GIVE DOCUMENTATION FOR GRANTED. HAS TO BE REVISITED AND UPDATED CONSTANTLY.

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