Re: interface editing

Subject: Re: interface editing
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 13:00:53 -0800

It's not a job title, it's just a responsibility, maybe a label for a
to-do list or project plan. "Review and edit UI text and give
developers feedback on usability"?

In my work that sort of task has often been more explicit, e.g. "Edit
UI text strings in <filename>."

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:15 PM, CJ Daly <cjdaly18 -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Good point....it's not QA. Any suggestions for a better title?
>
>
>
>> Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 09:00:12 -0800
>> Subject: Re: interface editing
>> From: robert -at- lauriston -dot- com
>> To: techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com
>
>>
>> Hell no. Editing UI text strings is not QA.
>>
>> Neither is suggesting improvements to UI design, though a QA engineer
>> is in as good a position to do that as a tech writer.
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Nick Murray <flutable -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> > Your role could be summarised as "user interface quality assurance". ...
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References:
interface editing: From: CJ Daly
Re: interface editing: From: Nick Murray

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