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I don't find it at all improper to send your source material to the tech
marketing department. Provide her with whatever she needs to get her job
done. There's no justification for both of you to be doing the same research
and grunt work.
FWIW, I would also cc your manager and her manager just so there's a
documented trail of where your work is going.
Your system shouldn't crash for a simple copy-paste or export-to-word
function; there's something else that's causing your problem.
> From: Sierra Godfrey [mailto:kittenbreath -at- hotbot -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2000 10:35 AM
> Subject: (No Subject)
> A particularly gung-ho (and extremely irritating) marketing
> chick has asked me for a draft of my current manual so she
> can use the information for her data sheet on the product.
> Nevermind that this is a slimy way of getting out of doing
> her own research. I'm not getting in that with her.
> The problem:
> She wants me to send her an electronic copy of my manual,
> presumably so she can cut and paste (again a stupid idea).
> She doesn't have Framemaker. How do I export a Frame document
> to Word? Or simple text? Every time I tried, it crashed.