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Subject: RE: [soa-rm-editors] First pass
Matt: I must have missed that...A bad meme day. Yes, that would be perfect. Best regards, Your grumpy b*****d co-editor ;-) Peter -----Original Message----- From: Matt MacKenzie [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: 11 November 2005 14:31 To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [soa-rm-editors] First pass I told you that I am fine with you having a copy of the word file. Is that good enough? -- Matthew MacKenzie email@example.com -----Original Message----- From: Peter F Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: 'soa-rm-editors' <email@example.com> Sent: Fri Nov 11 08:15:21 2005 Subject: RE: [soa-rm-editors] First pass I don't want this turning ugly but I want to be frank and I may be a bit blunt: - if I'm proof reading, and juggling different possible wordings around, I want WYSIWYG; - I wasted an hour yesterday evening trying out new wordings, reviewing and discarding, within PDF, and gave up. That free time only came about because I got locked out of a conf call - my time is getting precious and I don't want to start learning new tricks; - the PDF hammer doesn't mean every problem is a nail: PDF (I use - and like - the full professional edition with all bells and whistles, I don't need comments enabled) is not WYSIWYG when in text touch-up mode: it is only used for pre-print re-touches, not editing. I am a writer not a software engineer; - version management and integrity is a bit on the fly, but KAVI does help a little. Locking down with pdf is not the answer; - the OASIS process requires us to release word-processable versions of any draft spec. when it goes for review, but we can't use one within an internal editing cycle?; - the insistence on PDF rather than word or openoffice is getting a bit too PC for my liking. It may pay your tab Matt, but someone pays mine too, to write and edit, not mess around with a tool that does NOT do the job I need done and - if there really are some tricks I've missed in editing in Acrobat7 - without a new learning curve to worry about. The alternative is that I send you a scanned copy of my hand-annotated notes, like in the good old days...! I do not want to be the guy who holds up the review cycle. It could have been a simple job and we're making a meal out of it. Peter -----Original Message----- From: Matt MacKenzie [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: 10 November 2005 19:17 To: Metz Rebekah; Frank McCabe; soa-rm-editors Subject: RE: [soa-rm-editors] First pass I can enable the pdf for comments if you want, Frank. -matt -----Original Message----- From: Metz Rebekah [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 1:12 PM To: Frank McCabe; soa-rm-editors Subject: RE: [soa-rm-editors] First pass Frank, Well done. How would you like to have comments provided? Rebekah Rebekah Metz Associate Booz Allen Hamilton Voice: (703) 377-1471 Fax: (703) 902-3457 -----Original Message----- From: Frank McCabe [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 12:36 PM To: soa-rm-editors Subject: [soa-rm-editors] First pass I have done a first pass at the overall edit.