RE: Tech writers with typewriters?

Subject: RE: Tech writers with typewriters?
From: mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 11:10:08 -0400

Bill Swallow pleaded:

> Please tell me this is not a serious web site. If it is, they need to
> be sacked, heavily and quickly. ;-)
> On 6/23/05, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks to Jonny Benjamin of the Techshoret list for finding
> this one:
> >
> >
> >
> > "For freelancers, there are few costs. You need access to a
> typewriter
> > or word processor and a phone. A fax machine or fax bureau is also
> > useful. And that's really all you need. Some technical
> writers rarely
> > even see clients -- the work comes in the post! Virtually
> every penny
> > you earn is profit."

It was probably quite serious when it was written... circa 1980...

But, who knew there were web sites in the early 1980s, 15 years before
the web? :-)


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