Re: "Engineer"

Subject: Re: "Engineer"
From: "Hutchings, Christa" <cwhutchings -at- HOMEWIRELESS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 16:00:32 -0400

Hmmm - maybe I should be calling myself a Documentation Engineer, since
I do far more than just write!

Chris Welch-Hutchings
Sr. Technical Writer (my official title)
Home Wireless Networks, Inc.
Norcross GA (USA)
cwhutchings -at- homewireless -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Walker, Arlen P [SMTP:Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 1998 3:33 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: "Engineer"
>
> One of my minor pet peeves is that, in today's society,
> "engineer"
> seems to mean "programmer." Does any one have any thoughts as
> to why
> that is?
>
> No confirmation of that around here. I often hear the refrain, "I'm an
> engineer, not a programmer."
>
>
> Have fun,
> Arlen
> Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
> DNRC 224
>
> Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
> ----------------------------------------------
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