Re: Expectations (possible rant - it IS Friday!)

Subject: Re: Expectations (possible rant - it IS Friday!)
From: Tony Markos <ajmarkos -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 11:09:28 -0800 (PST)

Also consider this: Novelists craft novels; engineers
engineer artifacts.

Tony Markos

--- Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> It has been an objective of mine at every company I
> have
> managed technical publications for to align the
> requirements
> and salary ranges for technical writers with those
> of the
> engineers. When I hear things like "crafter of
> documentation,"
> my first thought is not of a writer, but a DTP
> operator, the
> documentation equivalent of a CAD designer or an
> engineering
> shop machinist.
> Not that I wouldn't like to have a few DTP operators
> on staff,
> mind you.
> Gene Kim-Eng

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