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>I lied and said I had found an error and that I would have to beef
> up the design. He, very quickly, asked if I could leave the design as
> is.  I didn't feel very proud of myself, but it was a lesson.
And a lesson for the developer, too. Probably everyone's been asked for 
some re-work, with the presumption that it would be delivered at no 
charge. I don't hesitate telling someone that they can request all the 
rework they want that they can pay for at my usual rates and provided 
that they don't care about schedule impacts. Just exactly what the welder 
or machinist would say.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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