FW: FW: Quick reference cards/job aids

Subject: FW: FW: Quick reference cards/job aids
From: Mc Jdub <wigginje -at- PSSCH -dot- PS -dot- GE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 16:50:17 -0400

I wasn't looking to make money, but only what I thought to be a valid
point. I have no problem with people asking for help with ideas and
suggestions, it only seemed to me that in this case the request
stretched a little beyond the bounds of propriety.

I tried to express (to use another example) that I felt upon reading it
as I imagined you might feel if I told you my boss asked me to write a
program, and would you please help me by furnishing me with some of the

Perhaps I was overly sensitive here, or misinterpreted the request. If
so, I apologize to all involved, and certainly would not want to waste
any more of the lists' time by discussing trivialities such as this any

Peace, etc.
Jeff Wiggin
wigginje -at- pssch -dot- ps -dot- ge -dot- com

> ----------
> From: T. Mazza[SMTP:tmazz -at- kodiak -dot- adams -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 1997 4:11 PM
> To: Wiggin, Jeffrey R (PS, PPSD); TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: FW: Quick reference cards/job aids
> Not when it only takes a couple of minutes to give some suggestions.
> You remind me of something I experience at my first job as a tech
> writer. Part
> of my job was to conduct research regarding the use of catheters in
> doctors'
> offices. I ran into a doctor who asked me if there was an honorary
> involved in
> giving me the information. For under five minutes of his time!
> How much are you looking to make?
> ****************************************************
> On Jun 25, 3:25pm, Mc Jdub wrote:
> > Subject: FW: Quick reference cards/job aids
> > Is there a commission?
> >
> > I don't mind when someone asks the list for help with a weird
> software
> > problem, or has a question about an element of style, etc., but
> isn't
> > asking for help coming up with ideas for a job going a little too
> far?
> >
> . . . . .
> --
> (The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up.)
> Theodora Mazza (tmazz -at- adams -dot- com)

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