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I know of this problem (that of "CAD" people replacing
"structural drafters") all to well. Some of these CAD
wizards can show you ten ways to draw a circle using
AutoCAD (or whatever) but they can't properly
dimension the circle.


--- Jason Kilgore <jkilgore(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> was hired as a friend of the bosses family.  He grew
> up around computers,
> and very quickly figured out how to draw lines and
> circles in CAD.  The
> problem is, he knows nothing about structures.  My
> absolute favorite
> anecdote about this guy is the time I marked up a
> detail with a note that
> said "move angle right 2 inches", and he added a
> note "move angle right 2
> inches" with a leader to the angle.  He falls

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