RE: revisiting RE: connect verb?

Subject: RE: revisiting RE: connect verb?
From: Gil Yaker <gyaker -at- mci -dot- net>
To: Techwriter List <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 11:21:26 -0400

Okay okay, I left out an important piece.
True that if I'm writing a truly technical doc, bland predictable
writing is essential (or rather the byproduct of effective communication).

So here's more background. The doc I'm working on is a markety
technical overview of the network. So doesn't this paper have to
sound a little more flowery? It's the few paragraphs that
executives (i.e., ppl with the money) will be reading, or so I'm told.

It's kind of funny; because we know our audience, part of the
objective is to write in a way that we know they won't understand
(dropping all sorts of acronyms and not explaining them - BGP,
OSPF, MPLS, etc...) and thus inspire questions.

Or maybe I have this marketing slant on things totally wrong.

ps JohnPosada, what's STC competition stuff?

Gil Yaker tel:703/886.1816
Technical Writer fax:703/886.0048
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