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I might have slightly gone off-thread but I assume you are describing the 
situation where a submittal is to be reviewed, accepted and signed off as 
complying with primary design intent.

Anyway, no matter the format, the submittal should be sufficiently succinct 
 (or detailed) so that the design is clear enough that a third party can 
"read", agree/disagree and accept without significant iteration.  And, a 
picture is worth, how much?

I must stop pontificating and get back to work!



-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of nma Sent: February-17-14 2:09 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
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.


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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