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Subject:RE: A softer word for "honesty" or "integrity" ? From:"McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> To:Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:17:20 -0400
"Documentalist" is older than dirt.
I had it on my business cards in the '90s, and THAT was likely stolen from somebody on this list or on CopyEdit-L or some earlier incarnation. Maybe even from a BBS... :-)
From: Keith Hood [mailto:klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: June-25-13 10:50 AM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com; McLauchlan, Kevin
Subject: Re: A softer word for "honesty" or "integrity" ?
"Documentalist"? Is that a writer who does a mind reading act?
Wow, I am impressed. When you make up a new word you go whole hog.
Actually, yes, any tech writer who works with software developers has to be a mind reader to some extent.
--- On Tue, 6/25/13, McLauchlan, Kevin <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com<mailto:Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>> wrote:
But now that the company is using the new upgrade model, the documentalist needs to explain that the old "honor" system is out - except for existing systems
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