RE: Ten Technical Writing Stereotypes

Subject: RE: Ten Technical Writing Stereotypes
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 15:36:01 -0400

Craig Cardimon wrote:
> Interesting thread:
> Ten Technical Writing Stereotypes
> <
> otypes/>

Oh, boy, another go-round on the "Do technical writers feel like they've sold
out?" question. Haven't we beaten this one to death yet?

And it's also irksome that several of the questions specifically refer to
technical writers who work for IT departments. I've been doing technical
writing in the electronics, computer, and telecomm industries for more
than two decades, but I have never worked for an IT department. And
the tech writers writing for dozens of non-computer industries are even
farther removed from IT departments.

-Fred Ridder

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