RE: The Origins of Techwriting (WAS:Re: Techwr-1 polls)

Subject: RE: The Origins of Techwriting (WAS:Re: Techwr-1 polls)
From: bryan -dot- westbrook -at- amd -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 13:54:00 -0600

Is it possible that some of the ancient etchings that have been found on
cave walls could have been instructions on how to hunt? If that were so,
then technical writing could actually pre-date language.

Just some pet speculation of mine.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com [SMTP:jgarison -at- ide -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 1:48 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: The Origins of Techwriting (WAS:Re: Techwr-1 polls)
>
> Julius Caesar was a great technical writer - some of his treatises on
> warfare and war equipment are excellent examples of writing about a
> technical subject...
>

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