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John Posada nailed it when he asked, "What's the deadline?".
If you need research-based, nicely-presented statistics and methods , Sarah
Lathrop posted the following (way back in '00) in the thread "Documentation
You can find some interesting statistics in the article "Stop Guestimating,
Start Estimating" found at http://www.fredcomm.com/articles/guesstimating/stop.htm
Also, back in the pre-computer era, we used a standard rate of 8 hours per
page on Federal government contracts for the _text_ only. Artwork was
another whole department. (So, now we have to add in all the overhead for
messing with fonts, converting graphics formats and cleaning up viruses
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