Re: Theory vs. Practice (was: What's a TW etc...)

Subject: Re: Theory vs. Practice (was: What's a TW etc...)
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:44:04 -0800

MichaelHuggins -at- aol -dot- com wrote:

No doubt there are people like that in the writing field as well as in every other field, but I'm not sure what the comments above have to do with the recent thread. No one has claimed that anyone should attempt to write "without a reasonable understanding" of their subject, nor did anyone advocate "coasting." As I pointed out before, half the posts here seem to consist of so-called rebuttals to claims that were never made to begin with.

I suppose that depends on how you define "reasonable understanding." From the context of my last post, I would have thought that my definition was reasonably clear.
However, in case it wasn't, I meant: enough knowledge that you're not not dependent on SMEs to tell you if what you've written is complete or technically accurate.
Conversely, if you are heavily dependent on SMEs for this information and make no effort to correct that dependency, that's coasting.

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