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I recently was tasked with updating a documentation process doc and ended up
rewriting much of it to reduce obfuscation. I passed it to a peer for review
and he marked up several sentences as vague and inaccurate. Those were the
only sentences that I hadn't rewritten. After researching the history of
this document, I discovered HE had written the whole thing! Needless to say,
the back pedaling was so fast I thought he was going to suffer a whiplash. I
think there's a lesson in there somewhere... ;-)
From: Penn Brumm <penn -at- HEALTHEON -dot- COM>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Monday, April 27, 1998 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: secretary's day
Oh, there are many who are ever so pleased when they can edit someone else's