RE: Techno-fuddyduddy getting anxious

Subject: RE: Techno-fuddyduddy getting anxious
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 10:06:11 -0500

"Automagically..." <shudder> When I first saw that so-called word in
1997 (in a RoboHelp manual), I almost pitched the book through a window.
Fortunately, I was underground at the time.

-----Original Message-----
From: B.J. Smith
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 9:58 AM
To: Rochelle McAndrews
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Techno-fuddyduddy getting anxious

I love the word "automagically," which surely would be harmless even if
it were published accidentally.

In my own work, however, I always assume that something will go wrong
and that any goofy placeholder text or images will be published. That's
why I don't use them.

I also always assume that microphones are on and guns are loaded.

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RE: Techno-fuddyduddy getting anxious: From: Rochelle McAndrews
Re: Techno-fuddyduddy getting anxious: From: B.J. Smith

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