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

Subject: Re: Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?
From: Gary Schnabl <gSchnabl -at- LivernoisYards -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 19:00:28 -0400

Engineers who write is nothing that extraordinary. While being more of
an editor than a tech writer, I'm an electrical engineer (UW-Madison
grad, plus a few other things) and don't find writing/editing to be
anything especially difficult.

But most assuredly, there are a helluva lot more English majors than
those from engineering or the sciences doing tech writing.

SW Detroit--near the Ford Rouge F-150 plant--two miles NORTH! of Canada.

Mark the Writer wrote:
> I think it depends on where you are located.
> To my knowledge - I am the only degreed Electrical Engineer in Arizona
> that specializes in documentation.
> I wrote some of the Flight Critical software for the Boeing 777 among other
> projects.
> When I was in Silicon Valley back in 1988 - there were quite a few engineers
> that wrote and edited.
> Can contact me off-list if you need help for your C project.
> See
> Mark
> Writer @ Editor @ Engineer
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> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+mdb-career=cox -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Dossy Shiobara
> Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2007 13:28
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> Subject: Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?
> Are there software-oriented tech. writers who are also software
> engineers who can read through C source and write documentation
> based on what it does?
> The C code in question (AOLserver) is very clean, well-written and
> organized.
> Is there any hope in finding a tech. writer who has the necessary
> skills to help document such a project, or am I just dreaming?
> -- Dossy


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Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?: From: Dossy Shiobara
RE: Software engineer tech. writers? Do they exist?: From: Mark the Writer

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