RE: Subject Matter Expertise-YES! Attack Iraq-NO!

Subject: RE: Subject Matter Expertise-YES! Attack Iraq-NO!
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 12:58:09 -0500


>Beth's point (I believe) is that being an expert doesn't make you a
>good writer. I don't see anything in what you say to invalidate that.
>Nor do I see anything that draws any necessary link between expertise and
>being able to write.

Actually, what I thought I read was that you don't need to be a programmer
to write well for a programmer. Therefore, by extension, you don't need to
know the subject to write well about the subject.

John Posada
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