Re: Is this the future of technical writing?

Subject: Re: Is this the future of technical writing?
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
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Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:09:31 -0500

The author might not be a *good* technical writer and that may not be his primary occupation I'd still say he's a technical writer. I haven't seen the published book... he may have an excellent editor.

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On 10/29/2014 4:38 AM, Sion Lane wrote:

As others have mentioned this method may well make it easier (or more enjoyable) for developers to create documents, but the proof of the pudding is in the reading. I don't know if the screenshot is a real example of a document he has written, but I would not be happy with the standard/style of writing it displays.

Ultimately, I would not consider developers writing books about technology to be Technical Writers.

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