Re: Getting that info

Subject: Re: Getting that info
From: Editor in Chief <editorialstandards -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 12:34:47 -0500

I'm an honorary tester, 'cuz I break things. Often in unexpected ways. I'm
not hands-off. On the other hand, I'm not totally conversant with all the
ways our products are used - there aren't enough hours in the year. Our
team of testers can validate with only a select handful, and then, only on
a subset of platforms (computers and operating systems... and versions
thereof).

Our products are meant to be used either with customer-developed apps -
which by definition I haven't met and might never meet - or with
third-party apps. Some of those third-party apps have relatively defined
edges. Others are massive things of the sort that are commissioned with the
help of consultants or of the professional-services people from the vendor,
to fit the end-customer's specific situation. Heck will freeze over before
I ever get on the same continent with any of those.



On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 11:53 PM, William Sherman
<bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>wrote:

> [...]After all, being a TECHNICAL writer means I should learn and
> understand the technical aspects, not just write what some person told me
> to write.
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> [...]

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