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

Subject: Re: A: Yes. Re: Are editors still needed today?
From: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 10:01:59 +0200

This brings back memories.
I still stand by my original opinion though.
Editors can bring a lot of added value to a company, and there are a great
many benefits to employing them. However, they are still not crucial to a
company's success.
It's great if you have one. Not the end of the world if you don't.

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 2:41 AM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> Sorry for reviving a dead thread. What was I thinking? Clearly I need an
> editor. LOL.
>
> -T
>
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 5:40 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
>
> > 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
> > projects.
> >
> > -Tony
> >
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