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Subject:Re: The 5 "C's"? From:"Parks, Beverly" <ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Thu, 11 Mar 1999 09:34:37 -0700
Combining items from Deborah McDaniel's list and John Garison's list, I
submit the following:
parksb -at- emh1 -dot- hqisec -dot- army -dot- mil
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deborah McDaniel [SMTP:DeborahM -at- CAPTURA -dot- COM]
> Sent: Thursday, March 11, 1999 9:31 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: The 5 "C's"?
> Robin said:
> My boss (the VP of Engineering) presented us with an overview of
> respective jobs. Each job contained a "swing thought." The swing
> thought for
> Documentation was "The 5 C's: Concentration, Cohesion, Convention,
> and Convection."
> I was told by a former co-worker (who got it from a professor) that there
> are FOUR hierarchical c's - meaning that the value of the first is never
> sacrificed for the value of the second etc. (Drum roll...) they are:
> Correctness (above all, doc must be correct)
> Clarity (next, it's gotta be clear)
> Concision (when possible, make it concise)
> Consistency (this is nice, necessary even, but not at the expense of any
> the above)
> Deborah McDaniel
> deborahm -at- captura -dot- com
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