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Wow. So much for a paperless office--all those reams
of notes and markups.
And, I suppose this would prevent me from gleefully
receiving comments directly into my circular file--by
rule or by jump shot?
--- Dick Margulis <margulis -at- fiam -dot- net> wrote:
> YES I AM TALKING ABOUT PAPER (unless you go the scan
> or microfilm
> route). You can avoid all this if you enforce an
> electronic-only review
> and markup regime, such as one using Acrobat.
> Otherwise, when the
> product finally ships and the development project is
> over, all the paper
> you have saved gets microfilmed and then goes into
> storage files that
> you ship to Iron Mountain (or some such company) for
> retention for some
> fixed period. In the case of regulated industries
> like medical devices,
> there are specific rules on how long to save this
> stuff. In unregulated
> environments, I guess you make your own rules.
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