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Janice Gelb wrote:
Some people even argue that in some circumstances (mostly end-user products) it's better if editors *don't* have extensive knowledge of the subject matter as they then are more likely to approach the material as a user would.
Huh? Really? I don't get it. Could anyone who actually believes this please send me an email explaining the reasoning behind such a thing? And I'm not asking for the sardonic explanation, I really want to understand why someone would think this.
FYI, this is not a stab at Janice, I was just surprised by this one statement. Yes, it's taken out of context, but the statement should be able to stand on its own. :-)
"And in the morning, I'm makin waffles." ~ Donkey
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