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I am definately *not* in favor of a certification process (for writers or
but the following deserves a response.
> How can STC possibly put together a certification process that takes into
> account the differences in language, audience (I hear Americans like pictures
> and diagrams while Germans dislike them), and culture? The global village is
> very much a reality my friends.
> Dan Martillotti ******************
Yes, indeed it is. And a technical writer *must* be familiar with the myriad
of internationalization. We want our software to cross all of these
and cultural) borders. This cannot be done unless the documentation (and the
interface) can do so as well.