Re: I Started It, So I Finish It

Subject: Re: I Started It, So I Finish It
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 1996 13:28:30 PDT

Moshe writes:

>Robert wrote:

>>Moshe suggested that technical writing be DEFINED as having an
>>"invisible writer."

>I didn't. I did say that the writer becomes invisible, that the
>writing must be transparent. That doesn't define technical writing
>as the Invisible Writer Syndrome (hereafter "IWS").

Really? I thought that you posted the following:

>>In fact, I would go so far as to say that technical writing is writing
>>that is transparent by definition; the writer becomes invisible in
>>good technical documentation.

Have I erred?

-- Robert
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