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Subject:Re: Re. writing and liability? From:Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG> Date:Mon, 25 Mar 1996 09:59:48 -0800
>I do not know if the writers were contract or full-time, and I don't
>know if they were named in the suit, or just the company. However,
>the issue was indeed the _instructions_.
Here's an excerpt from the Terms and Conditions I give my clients. Some form
of this (perhaps not the latest) is also on my web page.
The documents, online information structures, or reports I provide you are based
on my best understanding of information you provide, as supplemented by my own
general knowledge. It is your responsibility to examine them and to determine
their accuracy and their suitability for whatever purposes you put them to. You
agree that I am in no way responsible for any errors or omissions in any work I
do for you or for any harm of any kind that comes to you, your customers and
clients, or anyone else as a result of using or relying on my work in any way.
No lawyer has blessed this. Feel free to use it, but consider it
Richard Mateosian Freelance Technical Writer
srm -at- c2 -dot- org Copyright 1996 Review Editor, IEEE Micro http://www.c2.org/~srm/ All rights reserved President, Berkeley STC