Re: OT: Not-so-great moments in technical writing

Subject: Re: OT: Not-so-great moments in technical writing
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 14:04:49 -0400

"Swallow, William" wrote:
> Funny... I just slapped the damn sticker on and shoved it into a FedEx
> drop-box. I haven't heard from Handspring yet, and it's been a few months...
> FWIW, the repair service rocks! I love the fact that they send you a
> new/repaired unit *in exchange* for your broken one. Sure, paying $85 for a
> new screen sucked, but it was better than paying $300 (at the time) for a
> new Platinum Visor! And, I got the replacement 2 working days after making
> the call!

Can't resist. Just got a brand new Palm VII for $82 from Microcenter. I
think I may have gotten the last one, though. I like the idea that the
VII has easily replaceable batteries, not those built in ones that last
about 18 months and then have to be replaced for mucho $$.


Arguing with an engineer is like mud wrestling with a pig
you soon realize they both like it
mailto:peternew -at- home -dot- com


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