Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?

Subject: Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?
From: Mike Starr <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
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Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 15:54:35 -0500

Actually, I think the Wikipedia definition is pretty good.

<snark>Needs less clarity and more jargon and buzzwords though to pass the STC test. I think somebody ought to go into that Wikipedia page and replace that definition with the one proposed by STC.</snark>
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Milan Davidovic wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 4:29 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
>> Technical communication is communication of technical subject matter...
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> The problem here is that the definition restates the term to be defined:
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> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circular_definition
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> What do you think of this definition?
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> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technical_communication
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