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Subject:Re: Career Choice and Degree From:Rose Wilcox <RWILC -at- FAST -dot- DOT -dot- STATE -dot- AZ -dot- US> Date:Tue, 11 Apr 1995 13:23:00 PDT
>I'd prefer to get a degree in the field I'm
>writing about. If I were to do 'it' all over again, I'd major in another
>subject and minor in tech writing. Then I could have my cake and eat it
>I'd never have to interview another SME! (grin)
I disagree. Not only do I have a 2-year degree in computer
programming, I have worked with writers who 4-year degrees
in programming, and all of us have had to interview SMEs.
The ability to read code or a background in a certain subject
will not guarantee you specific knowledge of a project.
Darn it! :-)
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