Re: What not to write when you have no content

Subject: Re: What not to write when you have no content
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Keith Hood" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 14:50:35 -0700

Based on what my friends in the airline industry tell me about the airlines' attitudes towards its workers, I suspect
that this is less a case of someone failing to adequately
review and edit this material than one of the company's
management actually thinking that it was ok to say this
to the people they were subjecting to pay cuts and layoffs.

Gene Kim-eng

----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Hood" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>

In the past, I've seen instances of writers using
greeking or other forms of meaningless content to bulk
out draft documents, in order to get a more accurate
page count for the final, or to get page breaks set in
advance. Sometimes, people forget to comb out their
spurious content - I think that is what we have here. This highlights the need for outside reviews and for
writers to not try to edit their own work.


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