Re: organisations for TWs

Subject: Re: organisations for TWs
From: David Somers <David -dot- SOMERS -at- ST -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 1996 13:44:22 +0200

>> Yes, but unlike STC, the IEEE requires its applicants to qualify
for membership. You don't just pay; you must meet certain criteria.

Perhaps that is why people are more impressed when they see IEEE after
your name... it shows that you've been judged by your peers to have
reached a certain level in your profession, and not just have been
able to pay a few $$$s to get membership certificate (no matter how
pretty and colorful).

(And please, just to save future bandwidth, lets not have a long
winded discussion professional certification... its been discussed
before.)

David Somers
david -dot- somers -at- st -dot- com
(usual disclaimer - speaking for myself and not for ST).

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