RE: Request of Advice

Subject: RE: Request of Advice
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:35:08 -0400

Well... yeah. I honestly think that we should be able to interact with
computers as easily as we interact with people. Someday we will, and
that will be good software.

I did understand what John meant, and I agree, and I think it's great
that we bring *much* more to the table than just our writing skills.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Swallow
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:27 PM
> To: Dan Goldstein
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Request of Advice
>
> I guess CAD and Maple totally suck then, because even the
> engineers and scientists who use them have to spend a
> considerable amount of time learning them.
>
> What John means is that an experienced tech writer can
> quickly and easily put past knowledge and experience to use
> in getting up to speed with new tools quickly. I know this
> because I do this for a living, and he's absolutely correct
> that inexperienced writers WILL stumble because they have
> nothing first-hand to draw from when learning; it's all new.
>
> It's not a failure of software. It's the success of experience.
>


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References:
Request of Advice: From: s_borgioli
Re: Request of Advice: From: John Posada
RE: Request of Advice: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Request of Advice: From: John Posada
RE: Request of Advice: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Request of Advice: From: Bill Swallow

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