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For what it's worth, I didn't see or read any negative connatations in your
inital reply.  Yes, you have been known to be "snarky" in the past, but I
saw none of that.  Just my opinion as I am just seeing this discussion now.

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 7:55 AM, Polhemus, William 

> I reread mine and wanted to clarify.
> I'm not "attacking" you or anyone in particular. It's a more general pet
> peeve of mine.
> We tend to be lazy. We write up some general notes or specs at some point 
> - maybe with thought, maybe just cribbed from someone else - and then we
> reuse them for the rest of our careers without revisiting any of the
> assumptions.
> When I was doing legal work I saw three instances where a SEoR had 
> drawing notes from the Jurassic, many of which didn't even apply to the 
> project at hand or were obsolete, and in the course of the lawsuit, the 
> plaintiff's attorney was able to make hay with that fact, reinforcing the 
> perception the SEoR was incompetent or at the very least, lazy.
> Even absent the ramifications of legal liability, we should be better 
> than this.
> Using an L-bolt is a matter of preference. Personally I don't like them 

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David Topete, SE

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