Re: A tech writer's koan

Subject: Re: A tech writer's koan
From: Andrew Plato <intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2000 00:42:57 -0700 (PDT)


"Mandy Wells" wrote ...

> Would you write your piece in your own, technically excellent style, knowing
> that it would be more useful to the end-user?
>
> Or would you write in the other company's icky style so your piece looks
> like it's an integrated part of the (nasty) whole?

What makes you so sure your style is so technically excellent? I mean, I think
my ass looks great but do you REALLY want it on a billboard all over town?

One person's technical excellence is another's BeOS.

Feelin' Dennis Millerian.

Andrew Plato

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