RE: Idiotic Tech Writing Prize

Subject: RE: Idiotic Tech Writing Prize
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>, "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 11:50:40 -0600

-----Original Message-----
From: Leonard C. Porrello [mailto:Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com]
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 12:28 PM
To: Bill Swallow; Downing, David
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Idiotic Tech Writing Prize

I would argue that you just defined well-written and "beautiful" in the
context of tech writing ("...getting the right info to the right people
in the right manner at the right time for the right reasons.").

Leonard

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But can technical writing ever be said to be "beautiful"? Or is that one
of those weird, philosophical questions we should just leave alone?
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RE: Idiotic Tech Writing Prize: From: Leonard C. Porrello

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