Re: "Is it possible for Technical Authors to write content more quickly?"

Subject: Re: "Is it possible for Technical Authors to write content more quickly?"
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:02:08 +0000 (UTC)

The line is "Is it possible for technical authors to write more quickly?" and all I hear is "Is it possible to squeeze more work out of technical authors for the same pay?"


On Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:24 PM, Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au> wrote:


Yes and yes.

There's something very, very odd about the model of tech writing
that's assumed in this article.

And 'querty' ???

--- Stuart

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Laura Lemay wrote:
> I am vaguely offended by the idea that the problem with
> documentation is that writers don't type fast enough. Typing too
slow
> is not something anyone would accuse developers of, for example.

Mike Starr wrote:
> I spend the vast majority of my time learning *what* to write.
< The actual keyboard part is fairly trivial.

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