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Subject:Re: couple of questions From:ROBERT SIDMAN <sidmanr -at- MCHFMCCM -dot- NAVY -dot- MIL> Date:Tue, 7 Nov 1995 06:55:50 EST
>We're under fire at work. Suddenly our boss thinks that tech writers
>ought to be able to read C and do telephony scripting using C
>commands. He says that he and the president of our company think that
>"most tech writers ought to be capable of this." Is this true? The
>engineers who are currently helping us (two tech writers) say they've
>never known a tech writer who can write these scripts, but I'm
>wondering if there is something I don't know about the rest of the
>tech writers out there!
Ask your boss if he'd be willing to undergo brain surgery, done by an
internist, who's about as trained to do that as you are to write code. I
think your boss is trying to make financial brownie points by downsizing
the company over your backs.
Another personal view only from <robert_sidman -at- fmso -dot- navy -dot- mil>