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Subject:RE: no QA From:stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net To:Yves JEAUROND <jingting -at- rogers -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 10 Apr 2007 14:42:25 +0000
Yves, you are right. Writers call it copyreading, but it is a valuable service for engineering and QA.
Another useful skill is assembling a product glossary, which writers sometimes do when they start work at a new company. For a software product, assembling a glossary can uncover problems such as different software modules using different terms for the same thing.If not caught early, such problems can impede user learning.
Steven Jong ("Typo? What tpyo?")
Past President, STC Boston Chapter
stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net, 978-413-2553 [C]
* I am a candidate for STC Director | For more info, visit: www.StevenJong.net *
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