RE: Status of the Technical Writer

Subject: RE: Status of the Technical Writer
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 10:36:30 -0600

Dan Goldstein wrote:

> What are "instructional and informational tools"?
> What about tech writing that's unrelated to goods, services,
> or products?
> And then there's that whole "auditory" thing...

Yeah, and that "multi-media knowledge" (or "multimedia knowledge")...

And how does one "assure ... complete use" -- heck, what is "complete

Can we just _use_ knowledge, instead of utilizing it?

Finally, can we at least _mention_ writing? In this brave new world of
greater rates, responsibilities, and respect, isn't there any room at
all for writing?

Oh, well, enough grumbling -- TGIF!! :-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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