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Subject:Re: 'author' vs. 'write' From:Becca Price <RP51 -at- CHRYSLER -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 28 May 1997 13:13:48 EDT
*** Reply to note of 05/28/97 11:50
I think that "author" was selected to reflect our broadened responsibilities,
from the times when a writer only wrote (and then gave it to a secretary to
type - anyone else remember those times?). I write text; I author help files,
BTW, I'm not saying I *agree* with this distinction, only that that's what
I think the distinction is.