RE: ISO 26514 draft ready for comment [long]

Subject: RE: ISO 26514 draft ready for comment [long]
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 14:31:24 -0400

Sorry that my point wasn't clear enough. I'm a professional tech writer
with a minor addiction to copyediting. ("Hello, my name is Dan, and I
believe in the 12-point program..."). What the draft desperately needs
is a professional copyeditor.

Come to think of it, since we're talking about an international writing
standard, maybe they should go crazy and hire *three* professional
copyeditors. It's a small investment, compared with the cost of actually
complying with standards.

-- Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dick Margulis
> Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 2:11 PM
> To: Dan Goldstein
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: ISO 26514 draft ready for comment [long]
> I logged 108 comments. It took longer than I hoped it would. But
> if everyone just throws up their hands in disgust and quits
> without submitting comments, the working group will conclude
> that that it's okay as is. Next thing you know, Dan, you'll be
> working for someone of a bureaucratic mindset who slaps the
> standard down in front of you and tells you to follow it to
> the letter.

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