RE: permalancer

Subject: RE: permalancer
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 14:07:01 -0500

Combs, Richard [mailto:richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com] said:
> > Ya go away for the weekend, and the conversation gets silly.
> Amen! Excellent commentary. You've saved me the trouble of finishing
> extended rant about how tekwrytr goes on and on about _skills_ without
> ever mentioning _knowledge_. Not to mention _understanding_.
> Certainly, no one is irreplaceable. But years of learning about
> telephony, conferencing, VoIP, our products, etc., certainly _do_ give
> me a distinct advantage over a similarly skilled writer fresh off the
> street: I ask the engineers and product managers far fewer questions.
> fact, I frequently answer questions of theirs. That has far more value
> than an "arcane skill set."

Well, as one of the three remaining people paying any attention to this
thread, you surely have not failed to notice that only one person seems
to have brought up the notion of "unreplaceable", and then proffered
arguments for both sides...
Not a single one of the other participants actually made that argument
(not even using the proper term "irreplaceable"). That method of
debate has a name that I once knew... something bucolic... um,
"hayseed"? Nope. Um, "scarecrow"? Nope. Help me out here, I'm grasping
at ... "straws"... :-)

The information contained in this electronic mail transmission
may be privileged and confidential, and therefore, protected
from disclosure. If you have received this communication in
error, please notify us immediately by replying to this
message and deleting it from your computer without copying
or disclosing it.


Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.

True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
documentation. Boost your productivity!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.


RE: permalancer: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: permalancer: From: Combs, Richard

Previous by Author: RE: permalancer
Next by Author: RE: permalancer
Previous by Thread: RE: permalancer
Next by Thread: Re: permalancer

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads