Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?

Subject: Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?
From: "Mike Starr" <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 23:27:01 -0500

Exactly... most of the shops I've been in haven't had even an informal test
and QA process. The developers code it, do their own testing and ship it.

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----- Original Message -----
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>
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?

>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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RE: Happy to be a Tech Writer?: From: Kevin McLauchlan
Re: Happy to be a Tech Writer?: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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