Re: Article about NASA technical writers?

Subject: Re: Article about NASA technical writers?
From: Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:19:36 -0400

Similar in aerospace (that is, the flying stuff that NASA is not involved with). Everything's signed off and often starting production when the documentation is developed.

Less rework on the docs that way.

--Rick Lippincott

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> On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:19 AM, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com> wrote:
>
> I don't have the NASA article, but I don't find the story surprising. I work in medical devices, and here, too, all changes are signed off on before they're released.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stuart Burnfield
> Sent: Friday, June 05, 2015 5:30 AM
> To: Techwr-l
> Subject: Article about NASA technical writers?
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> A colleague asks:
>
>> About 15 years ago, I stumbled on a fascinating article about work
> at
>> NASA for technical writers. EVERYTHING had to be signed off before a > change was made. [...] > > Anyone know about this article? I do a Google search for it now and > then, but nothing comes up.
>
> Does this ring a bell with anyone?
>
> I googled the archives for references to NASA tech writers using the following search terms:
>
> nasa writer tech OR technical site:techwr-l.com/archives
>
> ... but came up dry.
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