RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Subject: RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:53:52 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry Kindall
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 1:32 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
>
> ... Pogue's criticism is pretty gentle and certainly nothing to
> be offended by. We all have Internet access and have
> calibrated our rudeness meters accordingly, right? So let's
> try to stick to discussing his recommendations, rather than
> the fact that he dared to make them in the first place...
>

Pogue wrote: "Why tech writers use so much jargon, I don't know. Maybe
it's self-aggrandizement; they want to lord their knowledge over
everybody else. Maybe it's laziness; they can't be bothered to fish for
a plain-English word."
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If that's "gentle" criticism, Jerry, I'd hate to see harsh.











































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