Re: Letting Off Steam

Subject: Re: Letting Off Steam
From: Lata Udnani <lataudnani -at- HOTMAIL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 02:49:03 PDT

I make a COPY of my original work (manual/required chapters/appendices) that
have to be sent for a Tech Review
and send "THAT PATH" to the Reviewers by e-mail.
They can suggest the required edits on the COPY.

Therefore only I have access to the ORIGINAL Manual eliminating
any such possibilities.

Hope this helps next time around.

Technical Writer

From: Melonie Holliman <melonie -dot- holliman -at- TXEXMTA4 -dot- AMD -dot- COM>
Reply-To: melonie -dot- holliman -at- TXEXMTA4 -dot- AMD -dot- COM
Subject: Letting Off Steam
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 15:30:22 -0500


I have to let this out to someone and the others in my department are all

I have just discovered one of the really bad things about letting the SMEs
the source files to review. I spent a day fixing all the little things in
the manual
(you know: spaces before MHz and kbit) which our style guide dictates. I

wondering how I missed so many of them the first time around (it was the


I've gotten it back after the 3rd review and I have discovered that one of
the engineers
spent a chunk of their precious time TAKING ALL OF MY LITTLE EDITS OUT!!

ARRRRGGGHHHHHH!!!!! <sigh> ARRRGGHHHH!!!! Deep breath. That's better.
Thanks for letting me blow-up about that one.

Melonie R. Holliman
Technical Writer
CPD Marketing
Advanced Micro Devices

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