Subject: Re: WORM
From: Kent Newton <kentn -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 07:12:00 PDT

On Wednesday, June 26, 1996 10:46 PM, Dan Wise wrote:

>Bob Morrisette questioned why TCs should have to be told what something
>as basic as WORM means. Bob,bob,bob,bob,bob! Don't you know software
>documenters don't no nuthin' 'bout 'chinery, boy?

More importantly, not all technical writers document computer-related
information. So those writers have even less exposure to terms such as
CD-ROM and WORM. We tend to forget that technical writing is a much
broader field than the computer world.

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

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