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Subject:Re: A Long Time Ago From:John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:Richard Lewis <tech44writer -at- yahoo -dot- com>, Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>, vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net, TechWrl list <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 18 Sep 2007 09:26:27 -0700 (PDT)
Not true. I know for a fact that the company for whom I created the documentation has since changed their central EAI application, which connects EVERY backoffice application and affects every process.
>You are right in saying that documenting the entire As-Is often takes too long
I didn't say anything close to that. Please don't put words in my mouth.
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From: Richard Lewis <tech44writer -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>; Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>; vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net; TechWrl list <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 12:18:30 PM
Subject: Re: A Long Time Ago
You are right in saying that documenting the entire As-Is often takes too long. The important thing is to document the essential As-Is. This core essential functionality is generally unchanging. Businesses generally do not change their essential (i.e, technology independent) functionality.
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