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Subject:Re: Military Doc. From:Kathleen Kuvinka <kkuvinka -at- CLIENTELE -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 18 Dec 1998 09:04:47 -0800
I worked for a military contractor for four years. Yes, we had to follow
standards; it was in our contract (2167A). But the most rewarding aspect of
the job was that the documentation was actually USED. Other aspects that
differ from my commercial experience:
Access to state-of-the-art tools and technologies
Lousy pay, GREAT benefits
Security Clearance hassle
Next to no production issues
Creative graphics were necessary, which did NOT include screen shots!
> -----Original Message-----
> I work on-site at the Pentagon on an Army contract. I think
> mil TWs are
> different from the rest simply because we kind of have free
> reign. *I*
> decide the look and feel of my documents. Yes, there are
> military standards,
> but I've yet to be asked to follow them.