Re: Tech writing data storage pet peeve

Subject: Re: Tech writing data storage pet peeve
From: Steve Arrants <stevea -at- CNET -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 09:01:56 -0800

Then I guess I'll gladly await rants from writers who have co-workers who
don't close the cover before striking, forget to dot their "i"'s and cross
their "t"'s, and the like....

Stephen Arrants
CNET: The Computer Network
Documentation and Training
stevea -at- cnet -dot- com
415.395.7805 x4766




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Technical Writers List; for all Technical Communication issues
> [mailto:TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU]On Behalf Of Elna Tymes
> Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 8:54 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Tech writing data storage pet peeve
>
>
> Steve Arrants wrote:
>
> > > I am really irritated with tech writers who refuse to
> > > store/work with their
> > > docs on the server everyone is supposed to be using.
> [remainder cut]
> >
> > And, if you could, please explain how this is directly
> relevant to technical
> > writing and technical communications?
>
> Gladly. Since few of us work in isolation, and most of us
> have to interface
> with other technical writers and developers, the mechanics of
> interim file
> storage and backup are highly relevant to the process of
> creating useful and
> accurate material.
>
> Maybe you haven't ever lost a file and had to recreate the
> whole thing by
> retyping it under serious deadline pressure, but I think the
> rest of us have had
> that soul-searing experience and understand the importance of
> appropriate backup
> and file-sharing procedures.
>
> Elna Tymes
> Los Trancos Systems
>
>

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