Re: A guide to technical writing from 1908

Subject: Re: A guide to technical writing from 1908
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:47:35 -0600

Amazing. I'm so glad I don't have to learn that!!

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 12:40 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> Geoffrey Chaucer:
> A Treatise on the Astrolabe
> c.. 1391
>
> The earliest known technical document that follows a structure we would
> recognize today. Provides a theory of operation, functional description
> and step-by-step instructions for use.
>
> http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/chaucer-astro.asp
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On 12/31/2014 4:02 AM, Rick Lippincott wrote:
>
>> Dated 1908?
>>
>> Another nail in the coffin of the myth that tech writing started with
>> the computer age.
>>
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References:
A guide to technical writing from 1908: From: yehoshua paul
Re: A guide to technical writing from 1908: From: Rick Lippincott
Re: A guide to technical writing from 1908: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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