Re: Technical writers have always been around

Subject: Re: Technical writers have always been around
From: "Nickell Traduction" <nickelltrad -at- autoroute -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 04:42:04 -0500

I know TECHWR has already discussed this, but after looking at the archive,
I'd also like to nominate Harley Hahn (A Student's Guide to UNIX, Assembler
Inside & Out - for more info, check out I find his
writing clear, precise, straight-forward, logical, well-written, interesting
and even fun. A rare and refreshing combination.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Hartzer <BHartzer -at- cha-systems -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Friday, February 11, 2000 4:38 PM
Subject: Technical writers have always been around

|Harry said, "Technical writers have always been around."
|That's absolutely true! Recently we had a discussion about
|famous technical writers, and some of the earliest technical writers
|were talked about in that discussion. I would like to point you to
|my archive of this discussion at the webpage I created, "famous technical
|See for more
|And I quote: "the FIRST software technical writer was (is): Joe Chapline.
|Joe worked for Eckert and Mauchley back in the 40s"
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