OT: Wise sayings (was spec writing)

Subject: OT: Wise sayings (was spec writing)
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 06:45:16 -0700

*As my father always used to say, eschew obfuscation.*

I like it!

Mine had several, but the most applicable in this spec writing example is,
"Always use good judgment. And how do you get good judgment? By exercising
bad judgment!"

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In the medical realm, specs become SOPs and are required reading once a
year as "retraining." Being bored out of my skull after reading the
gabillionth "shall," this is why I took it upon myself to rewrite those
that came under my nose.


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