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Subject:New Nose Count From:Herman Holtz <holtz -at- PALTECH -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 25 Jan 1996 11:13:29 UNDEFINED
The tally now, which I will regard as final, is 48 staffers, 32 contractors,
for clear 60-40 ratio.
The obvious interest, shown by the large response and a number of comments
that were made, along with responses, encourages me to do a different kind of
survey. I and others who have emailed me inquiries are interested in getting
an idea of what kinds of things subscribers are writing. I therefore solicit
responses in which respondents will give me an idea of what they write for the
most part. I suggest such broad categories as software documentation versus
hardware documentation and perhaps other subject areas, such as medical/health
copy, electronics/high-tech copy, documentation for print (manuals) versus
documentation for help menus and tutorials, or whatever else you think is
significant in identifying the various kinds of writing work. I will keep
score and report back on a daily or near-daily basis with whatever the results
are at that point. - Herm
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