Re: Letting Off Steam

Subject: Re: Letting Off Steam
From: Elisabeth Zakes <ezakes -at- PLANVIEW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 07:08:07 -0500

On Thursday, June 10, 1999 3:30 PM, Melonie Holliman
[SMTP:melonie -dot- holliman -at- TXEXMTA4 -dot- AMD -dot- COM] wrote:
> Howdy,
> I have to let this out to someone and the others in my department are all
> I have just discovered one of the really bad things about letting the SMEs
> the source files to review. I spent a day fixing all the little things in
the manual
> (you know: spaces before MHz and kbit) which our style guide dictates. I
> wondering how I missed so many of them the first time around (it was the
> review).
> I've gotten it back after the 3rd review and I have discovered that one of
the engineers
> spent a chunk of their precious time TAKING ALL OF MY LITTLE EDITS OUT!!
> ARRRRGGGHHHHHH!!!!! <sigh> ARRRGGHHHH!!!! Deep breath. That's better.
> Thanks for letting me blow-up about that one.
> Melonie R. Holliman

That's why I distribute one hard copy. I leave lots of margin space for them
to write in, and they don't get obsessive about style details. And they
can't change it!

Elisabeth B. Zakes
PlanView, Inc., Austin, TX
ezakes -at- planview -dot- com

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