A philosophical tech writing question

Subject: A philosophical tech writing question
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 09:15:07 -0600

For the past several days, a thread has been going about the need for
tech writers to remove themselves from what they write and be totally
objective. That leads me to ask the list something I asked one of my
professors back at Drexel. Is in truly possible to remove yourself
completely from what you write. Even when it's completely cut and dry on
the surface, and you've deliberately tried to make it so, is it still
going to have SOME trace of your character, personality, etc. in it?

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