Re: techwr-l digest: March 23, 2002

Subject: Re: techwr-l digest: March 23, 2002
From: Michele <rmwatson -at- erols -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 07:52:20 -0500


> Andrew Plato wrote:
>
> > And it sounds to me - and please correct me if I am wrong - that a lot of
> > writers want all the authority to control their documents but they don't want
> > the responsibility of making sure the information is correct. That's BS.
>
> Elna Tymes wrote:
>
> I can think of hundreds of examples where system changes happened at the
> last minute, sometimes by many people, without the knowledge of the
> writer no matter how diligent the writer or how involved the writer had
> been in keeping in contact with the SME's. ...<snip>

Excuse me??? Where are all of those configuration managers (the other stepchild)
during this process? Especially in software development environment? They have a
responsibility to make sure there is version control and to facilitate change requests.
I saw no mention of this resource in the thread...

Michele Watson


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