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Subject:Re: 'author' vs. 'write' From:Diane Burke <dburke -at- RIGEL -dot- TYDAC -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 28 May 1997 15:35:28 +0000
> Tom Brown wrote:
>American Heritage third ed. lists author: tr v., "To assume
>responsibility for the content of a ... text." This suggests that
>the person *authoring* a text - say for a CBT or on-line document -
>might not have *written* the original version.
>Just my interpretation of the distinction.
Hmmmm...I am uncomfortable with this definition. Wouldn't this allow an
editor to be considered an author?
The differences among dictionaries are interesting and disturbing.
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