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Subject:Re: Starting an API Doc Project From:"Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 6 Nov 2003 08:33:19 -0500
Peter Neilson wrote:
> Because API documentation is usually a second-priority project, you may
> find that your engineering support has suddenly been reassigned elsewhere.
> Plan for this calamity beforehand.
True... by the time the tech writer is called in and gets into full swing,
the team has usually folded up its tents and gone elsewhere. As a tech
writer, sometimes you are the guy who follows behind the circus elephants
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