In practical terms, it should be the person who gets zinged if there's a mistake and/or the person in the organization with the best spelling and grammar skills.
If you're asking a process question, I'd say no, it should never be the writer because he/she has looked at the copy too much to look at it with fresh eyes. But back in practical terms, if the writer is the best speller / grammarian, he/she is likely to get stuck with the job. Art On 12/15/06, Natalie Bircher <natalie.bircher at dhsnet.com> wrote: > This is off topic, but something that we all must come across as > writers. Who should be responsible for the final proofing of the > documents you write? Should it ever be the writer? > > > -- Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358