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Subject:gender, sex & Andreas Ramos From:Karen Steele <karen -at- BILBO -dot- SUITE -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 13 Apr 1994 10:01:37 -0500
Andreas Ramos writes (in part)...
>By adopting the techie position, which seems to exclude women, in that
>women don't read computer magazines, and I'd venture to say, don't read
Oh, pullleeeaaaaassssssse! Is anyone else as insulted as I am? Whatta bunch of
Andreas, I don't know if you are just very gullible, very young or very (for
lack of a better word)
unenlightened, but I have a newsflash for you, kiddo: Just 'cause you read it
necessarily make it true. Wake up and look around you.
That study you quoted? Clap-trap!
I am a woman. I read computer magazines. I read computer manuals. I write
them, too. Most
technical writers (check with STC for exact figures) ARE women. And most of us
read material that
relates to our career.
Go buy a clue. Anyone (such as yourself) who thinks tech writers are Gods
(Hermes) and users are
mere mortals, probably needs to go back to tech writing school.