TECHWR-L considered harmful

Subject: TECHWR-L considered harmful
From: <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 8:33:00 -0500

Occasionally someone who should have been doing something
else is assigned the task of writing or revising the
documentation. The somewhat less clueless of these people
will discover TECHWR-L and ask our subscribing multitude
for help. We writers, being generous (as well as easily
distracted from our appointed projects) leap to the rescue.

Are we actually doing the right thing? Or are we merely
creating more of those annoying people who believe they are
tech writers but are mostly worthless?

--Peter Neilson


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