Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?

Subject: Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Kevin McLauchlan" <kmclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 09:32:11 -0700

I suspect that many of us who find ourselves in this position
are working in environments where there may not *be*
"Eng-Test and QA and integration support people" who are
separate entities from whatever team the writers report to.
When I was an engineer in a big aerospace company with
Test, QA and Systems Integration groups, we engineers and
the few writer/editors who supported us seldom knew much
more about the "overall product" than our particular part
and how it interacted with its next highest level assembly;
in the 30-person company I currently work for, "test, QA
and integration support" are performed by a team of...
30 people.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin McLauchlan" <kmclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
> I find it fascinating that a number of you seem to work in companies where
> the writer knows more about the overall product than the Eng-Test and QA and
> integration support people.


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