RE: Software "ownership"

Subject: RE: Software "ownership"
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 14:23:51 -0400

"Lawyers," nuthin'. Try SMEs. Has anyone ever insisted that you skip
over a document or an application screen because it had already been
checked a million times? *That's* the one you've gotta check twice.
Sometimes they're just irritated and rushed, but sometimes there's
really something they don't want you to see.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Poshedly, Ken
> Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2006 9:43 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Software "ownership"
> ... I once asked a closing attorney if I could have a little
> more time to read through the mortgage contract (yep, one of
> those multi-multipage documents) as we were refinancing our
> home, even though the new rate was very favorable. He got
> _extremely_ irritated, snapped at me, "Hey, we could just
> forget the whole thing right now!" and just about got up
> and walked out, but stopped however, when we agreed NOT to
> read the mortgage contract so we would sign legalese
> mumbo-jumbo blindly and he could go home. Ah, lawyers.

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