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Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological
> 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
> 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. :-)