RE: Diverse Tools (was HTML editors)

Subject: RE: Diverse Tools (was HTML editors)
From: "Earl Cooley" <shiva -at- io -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 00:50:01 -0500

> Dick Margulis wrote:
> > Earl Cooley III wrote:
> > Speaking of compatibility issues down the road, the use of an
> > exquisitely efficient tool with which none of the permanent staff
> > is familiar presents problems to the employer: if the project
> > involves a living document, does the employer want to be chained
> > to the contractor for future updates, or suffer the extra expense
> > of training current staff in the use of the magic tool? From the
> > contractor's point of view, does she want to be yanked back to
> > this employer at random, inconvenient intervals (which may conflict
> > with scheduling of current contracts) to tweak the document?
> Earl,
> That was implied in my conditional clause, was it not?
> Dick

Perhaps it was, but there's nothing better for getting the point
across than belaboring the obvious. I used to think I was pretty
good at Belaboring The Obvious until I saw the lyrics to Spider
Robinson's filksong of the same name. I'm just glad you didn't
spot the embarrassing typo in my first message to this List. heh.

e=sc^3 (shiva -at- io -dot- com) Earl Cooley III


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