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Subject:Re: Background From:Richard Lippincott <rlippinc -at- BEV -dot- ETN -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 3 Nov 1994 14:45:38 EST
Denise Monette said:
> I get the impression that most of you folks have the impression
> that technical writers all write computer and/or software documentation.
That's the impression I've gotten, also. Like Denise, I've done mostly
hardware (aerospace) writing, my current position is a mix of hardware and
software (and I -volunteered- to take on a big chunk of the software docs,
it wasn't even a job requirement.)
Denise works at White Sands Missile Range. If memory serves, STC President
Liz Babcocks works at the Navy's China Lake facility, and they don't make
rlippinc -at- bev -dot- etn -dot- com