RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 13:46:44 -0400

Technical writing is low risk until a lack of clarity causes data to be
lost, a machine to break, production to be interrupted, or an arm to get
lopped off.

Cheers.




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Behalf Of Lauren
Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 1:32 PM
To: 'Michael West'; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- tech

<snip>

I think that the two writing classes are different enough to be mutually
exclusive. Business writing is high risk, low detail, and
marketing-focused. Technical writing is low risk, high detail, and
usability-focused.

Lauren
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