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Subject:Re: ADMIN: Addendum From:Karen Kay <karen -at- WORDWRITE -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 16 Mar 1998 21:48:26 -0800
Eric J. Ray said:
> Happy Birthday to TECHWR-L!
I consider this my 5-year professional anniversary, then.:)
> Actually, it's a little belated, but as of the first weekend
> in March, TECHWR-L is five years old, if you can a
> believe that. I'd be interested in hearing from anyone
> who claims to be the oldest surviving (that is, longest
> term) list member.
I've got to be one of the longest term members. I remember getting the
new list announcement when I was still a Japanese professor and saying
"Aha! I should look into this!". (It was two weeks after I'd had a
set-to with the OS/2 manual and realized I could do better.) Now I'm a
technical writer in Silicon Valley. Techwr-l made the transition much
easier. It taught me what technical writers concern themselves with
and how they go about solving the problems they face. It prepared me
well for dealing w/ relacitrant SMEs; I think it's one of the reasons
I haven't had any!
Good work, Eric--probably seems like 50 years instead of 5
sometimes.:) Thank you, from the bottom of my heart.
busy discovering new facets of My True Geek Nature every day