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Thanks for the hijack, Neil.

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #2607)
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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On 
Behalf Of nma Sent: Monday, February 17, 2014 2:09 PM
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Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Poll: Software

I agree with you and we can go on and on.   Sometimes they are trying to
wear us out.  But the sequence could be:
1.    Good complete submittal - turn around one or two weeks.
2.    Poor submittal - numerous turn arounds - one month to six months.
3.    Awful submittal - never approved and sometimes the manufacturer
hauls away his unit and the customer (my client) has to start over.

Neil

On 2/17/2014 1:57 PM, Thor Tandy wrote:
> My $0.02 worth.
> 
> FWIW pages of output etc are soakers of time unless one is looking for
> specific information but even then, IMO, the submitter should either
> be summarizing the critical results with associated input parameters
> or providing the (relevant) output for referencing to the details ...?
> 
> Pages of computer fluff are often a sign of laziness, avoiding
> responsibility for the exercise and/or trying to impress the Client ...
> uh oh ... talking about myself again ...

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