TW on the development team

Subject: TW on the development team
From: Tammy Sudol <tammy -at- ZEUS -dot- ATS -dot- QC -dot- CA>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 09:41:09 EDT-500

I'm not sure who wrote this but I'm not in agreement with this

>Another thing I would also question, is why, when programmers get paid
>a considerably better wage than writers do, a programmer would
>*want* to do the tech writing. It isn't like any of the source
>writing they are taught (whether it be self taught or schooled).

I'm giving the writer the benefit of the doubt (that s/he's not placing
programmers above writers on the hierarchy). To address the issue of
wage, I'm aware of several techwriters on this list who are making
very good bucks. I'm also aware of programmers who are making far

Tammy Sudol
Documentation & Technical Writing
ATS Aerospace Inc.
(514) 441-6744 ext. 301
tammy -at- ats -dot- qc -dot- ca

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