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I've updated the TECHWR-L Poll with a new question:
Of the technical writers you have worked with
in the past year, you have been most surprised
* Lack of writing skills
* Lack of editing skills
* Lack of tool skills
* Lack of product knowledge
* Lack of industry knowledge
* Lack of social/political skills
* Lack of planning/time management skills
* Lack of resourcefulness
* Lack of enthusiasm/curiosity
* Other/none of the above