RE: that vs who

Subject: RE: that vs who
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 11:19:25 -0700

Now that you mention it, I believe I HAVE seen such conclaves. And I
have wished we...I mean...they would just shut-up and get the work done.
Point taken.

-BH

-----Original Message----- From: Gene Kim-Eng

My experience has been that a group of writers usually picks the worst
possible time to get itself into these discussions, usually while
everyone else is chasing a deadline and people are screaming for the
release of a final edit.

The best time and place for writers to hash issues like this out is
during a postmortem on a completed project, preferably at an offsite
location that serves chicken wings during the evening happy hour.















----- Original Message -----
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
> Hey...everybody should have a hobby.
>
> But (not so) seriously, I think we SHOULD be known as a group that
> cares
> about the finer points of language. (Let the world be afraid to speak
> in
> our presence!) And those who consider that care to be bogging-down,
> well
> I guess it's better than seeing us as sloppy -- which is easy for most
> people to believe when you consider what passes for "technical
> writing"
> in the areas that most of the population is exposed to: Instructions
> for
> the care and feeding of household products and appliances.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and
publishing
solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or
HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals.
http://www.doctohelp.com

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual authors
and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write once, publish
to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!
http://www.helpandmanual.com/

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as
Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/brian.henderson%40mit
chell1.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and publishing
solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or
HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals.
http://www.doctohelp.com

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control! http://www.helpandmanual.com/

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/archive%40web.techwr-l.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat


References:
Re: that vs who: From: Gene Kim-Eng

Previous by Author: RE: that vs who
Next by Author: RE: Manuals for household products (was RE: that vs who)
Previous by Thread: Re: that vs who
Next by Thread: Re: that vs who


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads