Re: What do you call them?

Subject: Re: What do you call them?
From: "S. Cottrell" <steph -at- SCOTTRELL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 1997 11:02:41 -0700

I don't hand in draft copies. If someone really wants to see something
before it's finished (and I need to send something to fulfill the
deadline), I send them the file that I'm working on. Usually this document
has entire sections missing from it (there will be a heading "Using the
Text Editor" with no content, or only sub-headings below). It's pretty
obvious that it's a draft, and I don't always bother to spellcheck before I
send it. So far, the only people who have come back seemingly thinking
it's a final copy (ie: "Stephanie, could you spell-check this please?")
were my bosses when I was an employee. They were both Vietnamese and
didn't always understand when I said it wasn't complete.

Regards,
S. Cottrell
S. Cottrell
Technical and Business Writer
steph -at- scottrell -dot- com
http://www.scottrell.com

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