RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 17:55:56 +0000

Ditto what Dan says.

Also in the cement manufacturing industry where I'm creating operating descriptions used for plant commissioning and startup. Hey! You goof up with the Raw Mill, Preheater, Calciner, Kiln, Clinker Cooler or Ball Mill and you can literally become part of your surroundings (as fine grey-colored dust).

-- Kenpo in Atlana
-------------- Original message from "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>: --------------


> The risks of an unsuccessful technical document in my industry (medical
> devices) are pretty darn high.
>
> I'll bet the same goes for the pharma and aviation tech writers on
> TECHWR-L. Can I get an "Amen"?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lauren
> > Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 1:32 PM
> > To: 'Michael West'; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
> >
> > ... The risks of an unsuccessful technical document are
> > lower than the risks of an unsuccessful business document,
> > although the detail of technical documents is greater
> > than that of business documents. Risks are lower for
> > technical writing because the failure of the document
> > means that the audience will not understand the product.
> > A lack of product understanding can be fortified with
> > training or a re-write of the documentation...
> >
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References:
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Michael West
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Lauren
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Dan Goldstein

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