RE: Technical Writing and Software Testing

Subject: RE: Technical Writing and Software Testing
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: "'dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com'" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>, "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 17:11:18 +0000

Agreed.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dana Worley (MVP/JB) [mailto:dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com]
Sent: mercredi 8 février 2012 12:11
To: Cardimon, Craig; 'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'
Subject: Re: Technical Writing and Software Testing

Yes, but if you are "paying attention" and actually using the product while writing documentation, you will find bugs and usability issues. If you shrug these off as someone else's job to worry about, then you are doing your company a disservice and missing an opportunity to add value in your role as a technical writer.

You may not have access rights to enter issues into the database, but you certainly have the responsibility to bring issues to someone's attention.

Dana

On 2/8/2012 9:59 AM, Cardimon, Craig wrote:
> While "anyone" can write documentation, not everyone is allowed to really put the software through its paces, testing for and submitting bugs.
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Technical Writing and Software Testing: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Technical Writing and Software Testing: From: Kat Kuvinka
Re: RE: Technical Writing and Software Testing: From: Dana Worley (MVP/JB)
RE: RE: Technical Writing and Software Testing: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Technical Writing and Software Testing: From: Dana Worley (MVP/JB)

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