Re: Editorial Latitude

Subject: Re: Editorial Latitude
From: danm -at- DEV -dot- TIVOLI -dot- COM
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 12:30:18 -0500

OK, my bad. I was referring to the specific situation that was brought up in
the original posting. I should have said that. In this case, it sounds like
the editor added words that did not belong there. I argue that it is the
editor's responsibility to make sure whatever edits are made *do not* change the
meaning of the article. Otherwise, it is sloppy editing.

Dan Martillotti
Senior Technical Writer
danm -at- tivoli -dot- com

> Huh? If there are words *missing*, either dropped or needed for
> clarification, a good editor still wouldn't add them?
>
> Every good editor has done a bad edit at some point. To call someone a poor
> editor on that basis is, well, poor.
>
> Best regards,
> Brian Baresch, baresch -at- cjnetworks -dot- com

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