Re: Nuts.

Subject: Re: Nuts.
From: Milan Davidovic <shl_ctf -at- yahoo -dot- ca>
To: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 12:00:57 -0400 (EDT)

--- Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I agree, and this is why I argue, repeatedly,
> that technical writers must change their
> role to be more inclusive or they will
> become dinosaurs...
> More needs to go into this job
> or it will become a dinosaur.

If I'm reading this correctly, there seems to be an
idea implied here that the general perception of
technical writing is becoming downgraded by a certain
mass of tech writers not changing their roles, and
that this downgrading of perception is making things
more difficult even for those who have changed their
roles (say, for example, when they move to new
companies or get re-org'd).

Have I got this right? I'm still at my first tech
writing job (coming up on five years, and things keep
getting better) so I don't have a clear idea of what
it's like across the rest of the field.


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