Re: You're taking too long!

Subject: Re: You're taking too long!
From: Mark Dempsey <mxd2 -at- osi -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L, a list for all technical communication issues" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 10:47:59 -0700

Teresa Wittel wrote:
> Of course, nobody foresaw the
> failure of the Edsel, either.

Au contraire! Everyone foresaw retrospect, of course. I
suppose this is Teresa's point, though.

> My response:
> I agree that many folks don't understand why it takes so long to get
> such simple, clear documentation; however, they DO notice when a good
> writer is replaced by a bad one (or a difficult one). So, I don't
> think we're going the down the Edsel route -- at least, not yet. It is
> unfortunate that our true value isn't apparent until we leave, though.
> Teresa Wittel
> Sr. Technical Writer
> Microchip Technology, Inc.
> teresa -dot- wittel -at- microchip -dot- com


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