Re: decode job posting

Subject: Re: decode job posting
From: Iain Harrison <iharriso -at- SCTCORP -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 14:40:39 GMT

Dick Gaskill <dickg -at- AG3D -dot- COM> wrote:

> Note to the original poster: Experienced tech wrioters know not
> to use acronyms in any document without spelling it out at
> least once.

I beg to differ. Experienced writers assess their audience, and
explain acronyms that the target reader may not understand.

If you don't know what RDBMS means, you are not in the frame for this
job. To explain this term to someone who is able to do the job would
be at best patronising, at worst downright insulting.

Iain Harrison
iharriso -at- sctcorp -dot- com




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