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This is correct, if it means a single set of skills that's supposed to
cover every kind of tech writing.
Digital Sound Corporation
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>From: Bill DuBay [SMTP:bill_dubay -at- PHOENIX -dot- COM]
>Sent: Monday, June 16, 1997 2:38 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Re: Certification Issues
>You're saying, then, that we don't have any certifiable skills. Am I correct?
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>From: Eric Haddock <ehaddock -at- ENGAGENET -dot- COM>, on 6/16/97 2:18 PM:
>Bill DuBay wrote:
>> But don't we have other skills that are stable enough to be certified?
> What like? Seriously--I can't imagine what they'd be. We change skills so
>often. Skills become important the become unimportant. There are zillions of
>TWs who don't have to know a lick of HTML. There are zillions other TWs who
>utterly depend on their HTML knowledge. That's just one skill area. What
>graphic design skills? Some need it, others ignore it--all are employed.
>I can't even remember what it stands for. Others, that's all they do all day.
> The only skill we all share is writing and that's a fluid, subjective
>One person's certifiably good-but-not-great writing is another person's