RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, "Beth Agnew" <Beth -dot- Agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 13:41:24 -0700

If the shoe fits...

Leonard


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om] On Behalf Of Gene Kim-Eng
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 12:27 PM
To: Beth Agnew; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

I don't think there's necessarily anything wrong with people
in the profession having the discussion within it. The danger
is that people outside the profession will overhear it, because
it's the sort of thing that gives them the impression that we're
all Tina the Tech Writer.

Gene Kim-Eng



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Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken


>I don't see anything wrong with having a profession of Technical
> Communication and the practitioners within it calling themselves
> anything they like, from technical communicator, technical
illustrator,
> web developer, information developer, and documentation specialist, to

> information officer, usability guru, documentalist, performance
support
> evangelist, or even typer. :-) If it gets you hired, and paid, it
ain't
> wrong.

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Follow-Ups:

References:
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Michael West
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: David Hailey
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: David Hailey
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Collin Turner
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Bill Swallow
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Beth Agnew
Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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