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Subject:RE: Preferred words -- expert, writer, or user? From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:49:50 -0400
Unless the reader is an expert, I would have to be a damned fool to
write for experts.
"It is not the reader's responsibility to understand; it is the writer's
responsibility to be clear." - Michael Lewis
From: Peter Sturgeon
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 3:38 PM
Subject: Preferred words -- expert, writer, or user?
The recent thread about uninstall vs. remove raise a larger issue. Whose
voice should be louder? The expert or the user? I have watched
glossaries swell to accommodate jargon loved by development, with a
layperson's term provided as the definition.
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