Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 13:26:18 -0700

Lurker writer wrote:
> Bruce asked:
> >>>However, is there any case in which a tech-writer doesn't need at least
> >>>theoretical knowledge of how to use the product?<<<
> That's probably true in most cases. What about the guy who writes
> architecture specs for an integrated microprocessor that customers use in
> their digital phones, Web tablets, or PDAs? Certainly the tech writer is not
> expected to know much about how those customers will use that product in
> those devices...theoretically or otherwise.

In this case, the product that the writer needs to know is the
microprocessor, not the consumer products that it's used in.

Bruce Byfield 604.421.7177 bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com

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Before the harvest comes."
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