RE: When reviewers collide

Subject: RE: When reviewers collide
From: "Downing, David" <david -dot- downing -at- fiserv -dot- com>
To: "John Posada" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 14:09:29 -0600

I assume you mean grow a pair of feet so I can put one down.

Now one of the reviewers has ventured to rewrite it himself, although he's also said I should "Feel free to use this or something else," and that he doesn't have anything more to add.

David Downing
Senior Technical Writer
Credit Union Solutions
From: John Posada [mailto:jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 2:35 PM
To: Downing, David
Cc: Technical Writing
Subject: Re: When reviewers collide

...or grow a pair and say "Unless there are some technical inaccuracies, this is the version we'll be using. Please submit comments based on this version."
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.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.

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