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> Fred Ridder wrote:
> > That sure sounds like the endlessly rehashed issue of
> how/whether to
> > certify technical writers.
> Yep, sure does. As far as the "how" of certification, I
> think it should be done with a food-grade dye like the USDA
> uses in the meat-packing biz. The really good ones might
> have "STC Grade A" stamped on their foreheads.
> I limit my ambitions to "Fancy", though. Like ketchup.
Great idea! I'd aspire to at least "Choice" -- perhaps "Prime."
I'm pretty well-marbled. ;-)
Happy Friday, all!
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
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