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"I hear and I forget, I see and I forget, I do and I forget" -- confused.
On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Nea Dodson wrote:
> My rule of thumb has always been "technical writing is what people read on
> their way to doing something."
> It's not a particularly elegant definition, perhaps, but think about it; tech
> writing basically tells you how to do something as you do it (set up a VCR,
> use software) or teaches you something so that you can put the book down and
> do it (repair a car, code HTML, etc.)
> Nea Dodson
> neadods -at- aol -dot- com
> "Science, demystified, is just another nonfiction subject."
> -- W. Zinsser