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Subject:Re: Who's the author? From:Ron Miller <RSMH -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 10 Feb 1995 09:22:03 -0500
>Is the author of a document the person who provides the technical content
>OR is it the person who edits the grammar and does all the formatting?
The person who does the writing is the writer.
At a newspaper, the reporter writes and someone edits the copy, but who gets
A book author writes the text, but it is edited at the publisher, whose name
goes on the cover?
The editor and/or layout person are production personnel. They help polish
and make a great contribution to any publications project, but they are in no
way the writer. I think the dinstinction is obvious and clear.