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Proper data storage and file management are essential components to my
job as a technical writer. Seemingly trivial issues, such as what to
name a file, are actually very important. The use of metadata is also a
Anyone who has ever taken over a large or complex project from another
person, or anyone who works in a team, appreciates the importance of
good file management.
BTW, file naming and setting up logical directory structures contains
even more subtleties in a UNIX environment.
Michael Andrew Uhl (mailto:uhl -at- vislab -dot- epa -dot- gov)
Lockheed Martin - U.S. EPA Scientific Visualization Center
Ph. (office) 919.541.4283; 919.541.3716 (lab)
P.O. Box 14365 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709