Re: FW: Voice to text problem

Subject: Re: FW: Voice to text problem
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2000 21:07:05 -0500

I tend to agree with you, but I thought the original poster said use of
the tapes was mandatory.



Peter
mailto:peternew -at- home -dot- com

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological
criminal.
Albert Einstein

>
> I'd say go with the writer.
>
> Never mind the "wandering off in all directions",
> by the amateur "instructors" in the video, there's
> a good chance that areas of the instruction will
> be unclear or not sufficiently developed. A good
> tech writer will not only transcribe and edit, but
> will go talk to people who can explain the fuzzy
> bits and fill in the gaps.
>
> Some instructional experience/training on the part
> of the writer will also guide the outcome in useful
> directions.
>
> Many writers also come equipped with passable
> illustration skills -- that can only help to
> capture the meaning of the engineer's original
> scribblings, and make it look purty.
>
> You end up with a useable and a useful product.
>
> Or, so the opinion went when I first read your posts...
> Later, I'll change my mind. :-)
>




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