Re: Ethics in Technical Writing

Subject: Re: Ethics in Technical Writing
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 15:38:50 -0700

I'd verify whether the phrase was verbatim or some random jargon the
original poster made up before questioning their professional
competence or ethics.

Absent that information, discussing ethics as if it were relevant to
the post seems rude to me.

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 12:42 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> Iâm not discussing the âphrase in question,â Iâm discussing the ethical
> principle that the discussion about the phrase raised. Perhaps you do not
> value ethics in technical writing. Your statement about the phrase being âan
> actual quote or just some random jargon,â underscores the need of technical
> writing ethics. ...
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