Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
From: Kate Schneider <kateschneider42 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 11:41:26 -0500

I think I go documental at least twice a week at my job (where I am
officially a "document writer").


On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Suzette Leeming
<suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> I think it's having the "mental" part in my title.
>
> Suzette
>
>
> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > It kind of hurts just to say "documentalist" out loud.
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: techwr-l-bounces+ccardimon=m-s-g -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:
> > techwr-l-bounces+ccardimon=m-s-g -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of
> > Suzette Leeming
> > Sent: Monday, May 05, 2014 11:37 AM
> > To: Julie Stickler
> > Cc: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
> > Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
> >
> > One place I worked wanted to call me a Documentalist. I convinced them to
> > change the job title to Technical Writer.
> >
> > Suzette Leeming
> >
> >
> > On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > My only problem with all the new spiffy job titles floating around out
> > > there is that it means that when I decide it's time to job hunt, it
> > > means that I have to search for multiple job titles that might match my
> > skills.
> > > The list of titles that match my skills is getting pretty long at this
> > > point. And I'm sure I'm still missing a few possible matches! =P
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM, Dan Goldstein
> > > <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com
> > > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > Same answer as for "technical communicator": If there's a job
> > > > listing for a "documentarian" with experience documenting APIs and
> > > > quality processes, then by gosh you're a documentarian. If they're
> > > > advertising for a
> > > technical
> > > > writer, better stick with the old name.
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Cardimon, Craig
> > > > Sent: Monday, May 05, 2014 11:25 AM
> > > > To: 'Mike McCallister'; 'Julie Stickler'
> > > > Cc: 'techwr-l'
> > > > Subject: RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian"
> > > >
> > > > Those who film documentaries and also documenting things.
> > > >
> > > > Playing Devil's advocate here, why can't documentary film makers and
> > > > technical writers/communicators share the title "documentarian?"
> > > >
> > > > I know you folks have strong opinions, so let 'em rip.
> > > >
> > > >
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Follow-Ups:

References:
The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Mike McCallister
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Dan Goldstein
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Julie Stickler
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Suzette Leeming
RE: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: [BULK] Re: The word "documentarian": From: Suzette Leeming

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