What's a "documentation specialist," as opposed to a writer?

Subject: What's a "documentation specialist," as opposed to a writer?
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 08:07:20 -0600

I was filling out my STC renewal form last night, and in the spot where
you could list all your specializations, there was a choice for
"Documentation specialist," along with the one for writer. But what
exactly is a documentation specialist, if not a writer? Would that be
someone who's a guru in the area of document design, as opposed to
document content?

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