[Theforum] New feature suggestions

Madhu Menon webguru at vsnl.net
Thu Nov 15 16:00:59 CST 2001

At 03:22 AM 11/16/2001, you wrote:
>2) If we have VWPs who can't write, support them with the writing
>     as happens with many factual(1) books, either overtly co-written or
>     just very, very well edited

In my experience with IT media, the reasons that there aren't many good 
tech writers are:

1) Those who know their stuff can't write
2) Those who can write don't know their stuff (aka IT journalists)

>3) If we have PWCWs, help them develop their knowledge so that
>      they can write on stuff which matters. Or pair them with subject
>      matter experts, as in (2) above.

This is a great idea, and I think I brought it up earlier. For example, I 
have an idea for a system to accurately measure how many people close 
pop-up ads before they load, but I need a Javascript guru to help me with 
the code for that ('cause I suck at JS).

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Using "reason why" is just wrong. Either use "reason that" or simply "why".



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