Re: Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?

Subject: Re: Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?
From: "Damien Braniff" <Damien -dot- Braniff -at- asg -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 09:27:33 +0100

When I first started 20+ years ago my first job was documenting from the
source code with help from specs/design docs. Most important tools were
multi-coloured pens that were used to keep track of BEGIN-END, IF-FI etc

You soon became very good at recognising the programmers by name - those
who coded 'neatly' with useful comments etc and those whose names filled
you with dread, no structure, comments...

Not done it in a while but then I've been doing end-user docs recently
bit for people documenting the APIs etc I'd say it wouldn't be that

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