RE: Pilot Editing Study?

Subject: RE: Pilot Editing Study?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 15:03:37 -0400

They answered your question already on p. 2:

"The first edition elicited several comments about
the use of the word 'edit' as a noun. The latest
edition of Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
defines the noun 'edit' as 'an instance of editing,'
and this is the sense in which we use the term.
Since The Levels of Edit is an attempt to quantify
the editing process, the noun is used in order to
denote this quantification."

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Mantyla
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 2:55 PM
> To: Bonnie Granat
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Pilot Editing Study?
> ... A nagging question: Why "The Levels of Edit,"
> not "...Editing?" It sounds odd, although there must
> be a fine point of usage I'm missing here, given the
> obvious experience and knowledge of the authors and
> the meticulous nature of the piece. Would you title
> a book on running "The Levels of Run"?...

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