RE: ...impersonating a technical writer...

Subject: RE: ...impersonating a technical writer...
From: Kay Robart <kay -dot- robart -at- integratedconcepts -dot- com>
To: "Margaritis, Peter" <PMargaritis -at- alldata -dot- net>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 09:57:01 -0500

I believe the phrase is, "It is easier to ask for forgiveness than for

Kay Robart

> >
> > <snip> ...
> > " Don't wait for permission; "it is easier to
> > get forgiven than it is to get permission." (I'd love to cite the
> > originator of that saying, but I haven't a clue. It remains one of my
> > favorites.)"
> >
> > I think this is attributed to Grace Hopper, an Admiral in the USN who
> > worked on the ENIAC team and was on the Board of Directors of Digital
> > Equipment Corporation for many years.
> >
> > The wording is not quite right but the sense of it is on the mark.
> >
> > Ward

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