TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
> 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...
PC Magazine gives RoboHelp Office 2002 five stars - a perfect score!
"The ultimate developer's tool for designing help systems. A product
no professional help designer should be without." Check out RoboHelp at http://www.ehelp.com/techwr
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.