Re: Our Real Nemesis

Subject: Re: Our Real Nemesis
From: George Mena <George -dot- Mena -at- ESSTECH -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 09:51:45 -0700

Heaven help us, some tech writers not only *enjoy* working with graphic
designers, but even fall in love and *marry* them.

And some tech writers even support graphic designers while they go back
to college to finish getting the four year degree.

I think I saw one such tech writer in my bathroom mirror today while I
was shaving...=D

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith Arnett [SMTP:keith_arnett -at- RESTON -dot- OMD -dot- STERLING -dot- COM]
> Sent: Monday, May 18, 1998 8:09 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Our Real Nemesis
> Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET> wrote:
> <snip>
> > But lately we've encountered another, seemingly more formidable foe:
> the
> > graphic designer.
> <snip>
> A great deal of electrons have been churned on this list recently
> attempting to define "professionalism."
> It seems to me that identifying fellow creatives as "foes" or
> "nemises," propagates an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust,
> and
> does little to serve the perception of technical writers as
> professional (regardless of your personal interpretation of that
> word.


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