When reviewers collide

Subject: When reviewers collide
From: "Downing, David" <david -dot- downing -at- fiserv -dot- com>
To: "Technical Writing" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 11:46:55 -0600

Yesterday, I held a document review meeting in which one of my reviewers said that two paragraphs should be rewritten for clarity. I rewrote them and sent the new versions out to everyone who was at that meeting, and now one person says he liked my original wording better. So, what to do - come up with a hybrid, stick with the original wording, or give both versions to our editor and let him make the decision.

David Downing
Senior Technical Writer
Credit Union Solutions


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