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!"


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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