RE: More alternatives to 'Technical Writer'

Subject: RE: More alternatives to 'Technical Writer'
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "'Techwr-l'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 14:23:07 -0500

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> >I can understand how solutions might be developed, but not
> information.
> >Info can be stored, retrieved, gathered, enhanced, etc. But
> developed?
> >What am I missing here?
> I beg to differ with you, Craig. KNOWLEDGE can be stored and
> retrieved.
> But, is this knowledge the same as information? Probably not.
> According to the dictionary, information is the communication of
> knowledge, where knowledge is understanding gained through
> experience or
> study.

The dictionary (Merriam-Webster's 11th Edition) isn't limited to that
definition, though. It includes other definitions and includes the synonyms
FACTS and DATA. My guess is that's the definition Craig is using and the one
most people think of when talking about "information."

Bonnie Granat


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