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Subject:Working Remotely (was: Designing your...) From:arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 09 Aug 2006 17:49:07 -0400
techwr -at- genek -dot- com noted, "Not every writer can have the luxury of working remotely.I would expect, for example, a writer who is generating the procedures for installing and maintaining physical systems to be available onsite to verify and test them. Not everyone who writes is working with something that can be transferredby FTP and loaded on a home PC."
That would be my situation. I could probably write remotely three days a week. But, to document the hardware, installation, and interaction between our software and hardware would be darn near impossible were I out of the office more often.
However, I am working on getting to a point where I am allowed to telecommute at least one day a week. I fear they'll have some inane reason why I cannot do this.
Forget the beaming. Just get me a 3D projector so I can watch the engineers without getting my own hands dirty!
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