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Subject:Re: $ per word - quantifying TW From:David Ibbetson <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 18 Jan 1996 16:34:42 -0500
>>Bottom line: it's not fair to the writer or the employer to trade word for
>>dollars. Either one or the other feels they haven't got their money's worth
>>at the end of any day. It's never worked for me. Nor has flat
>>rate--especially with the amount of change orders I need to document.
When I used to quote for computer software I liked to use this extract from
standard UK building contracts: "All changes, including deletions, are
extras and will be charged for".