Subject: Responsibility
From: Paul Hanson <twer_lists_all -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:44:21 -0600

I just came across a job ad for a Technical Editor. This was listed as a
Create web pages without Dreamweaver or other HTML editor and troubleshoot
HTML style issues, tag issues, etc.
My first reaction is that, within Dreamweaver, I know there is a menu option
that will validate your code. If I was troubleshooting "style issues, tag
issues, etc", I would probably fire up DW and paste the existing code into
the HTML editor window pane of DW and validate the code to at least give me
a starting point. I'd also use the HTML validator that the W3 site has.

My second reaction is that they want a person who understands HTML tags and
doesn't believe a proper web page is saving a Word doc as HTML and calling
it a web page, which I think is a valid request since "technical" is in the
title's position.

What is your reaction to it?

Paul Hanson
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