Re: He said...She said...He said...etc.

Subject: Re: He said...She said...He said...etc.
From: Kelley <kwalker2 -at- gte -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 09:02:04 -0500

At 06:36 PM 2/26/02 -0800, Bruce Byfield wrote:

Martha J Davidson wrote:

I guess my experience has been a bit different from yours. I don't feel that
I can write credibly about something I don't understand pretty thoroughly.

I wonder if the difference between the two principles in this thread isn't the difference between theory and practice.

From a theoretical perspective, I find that Andrew's position is the only one that I accept and feel that I have any integrity. Writing without a good grasp of the subject feels fraudulent to me.

I think Melody agrees, since Melody wrote:


> I completely agree that technical writers will benefit from picking <
> a niche and learning the (don't hit me, please!) 'lingua franca' spoken <
> therein. One of the best ways to do this is from the 'clerical' end. <
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Re: What's A TW Got To DO To Get A Job Around Here?!: From: Andrew Plato
Re: He said...She said...He said...etc. (Was Re: What's A TW Got To DO To Get A Job Around Here?!): From: Martha J Davidson
Re: He said...She said...He said...etc. (Was Re: What's A TW Got To DO To Get A Job Around Here?!): From: Bruce Byfield

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