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Subject:Re: Tech Writers that can't write a Resume From:Sanford Carr <spcarr -at- NEBULA -dot- ISPACE -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 30 Nov 1995 23:34:36 -500
Guy McDonald's message - modified by my changes in parens:
This subject is a bit ridiculous. Consider this view...... I am tasked by a
client to create, develop, and implement a (software) program with his
I've bid the job at $800,000, was awarded the contract, then march off to
assemble my team of (system designers, coders, and testers).
Now, consider this..... as Principal Consultant for my company, and Sr.
(Programmer), I cannot write my own (documentation)!
If you can not write your own (documentation), and call yourself a
(professional).... well maybe that's why America is still slipping
comparatively to the world in education.
Sanford Carr spcarr -at- nebula -dot- ispace -dot- com
Palmetto Group http://innet.com/~spcarr/
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