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Subject:Re: Reading a draft "for content only" From:Jan Boomsliter <boom -at- CADENCE -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 8 Feb 1995 10:50:08 -0800
I have seen this; usually I can guide the reviewer away from this
time-wasting effort. Only once did all my charm go for naught.
Unfortunately, when the reviewer's manager, prior to the next
performance reivew, asked for input, I had to say that this person was
not a good reviewer. (This was in a place where the review team was
taken very seriously.)
I take your point that pages and pages of precise, well-meaning, and
totally screwy grammar and punctuation edits would drive me crazy and
be a waste of everyone's time, but the trouble is, I've never seen this!