Re: FWD: Personnel and Quality of Printed Manuals

Subject: Re: FWD: Personnel and Quality of Printed Manuals
From: Jon Leer <jleer -at- LTC -dot- MV -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 14:08:20 -0500

If your job is to write, then you will find as most writers today that
writing encompasses publishing and delivery as well. In those situations
where publishing is done by somebody other than the writer and the job is
botched, often the end product is assumed to be the fault of the writer.

Jon Leer



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> From: Richard Frederick <fred_ri -at- ENG -dot- PRINTRONIX -dot- COM>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: FWD: Personnel and Quality of Printed Manuals
> Date: Monday, March 23, 1998 11:45 AM
>
> >
> > >This situation has me angry and frustrated. I work very hard on the
> > >manuals, and now I have no assurance that the final product sent to
> > >customers is top quality nor reflects the beauty of the design of the
> > >manual. I also feel an undercurrent among the staff that the manuals
are
> > >unimportant, or certainly not a priority.
> >
> > Get over it.
> >
> > You can't change people's minds by giving them orders. Respect and
> > understanding come slowly. ...RM
> >
> > Richard Mateosian <srm -at- cyberpass -dot- net>
> > Review Editor, IEEE Micro Berkeley, CA
> >
> > (C) Copyright 1998. All rights reserved.
>
> It has been pointed out to me, and I think correctly so, that our job is
to
> write. Not to publish. I agree with Richard!!
>
> Richard Frederick
>
>
>
>




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