Re: A: Yes. Re: Are editors still needed today?

Subject: Re: A: Yes. Re: Are editors still needed today?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 17:40:04 -0700

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 9:08 AM, yehoshua paul <
yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com> wrote:

> Sometimes by the way companies avoid the problem of language entirely by
> not using words. See for example documentation produced by IKEA, Lego, or
> even computer assembly instructions. It saves a lot of costs to produce
> documentation this way rather than investing in translators and editors for
> multiple languages.
Editors are still required in non text documentation. Comic books have had
editors at various levels throughout history. An editor provides a
different oversight than content creation, and their value is far greater
than just language. I believe editors play a significant part in the
overall experience, and worthwhile partners to include in innovation

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