• Subject: RE: Documentaion Services
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 08:08:58 -0500

I sympothize with you, Tim.  I am doing the same.  The gave me a
home-grown package that they have taken over 7 years to "destroy" with
pure garbage and asked me to redo it.

What's a master file?  haha

Bradley V. Stone        
bvstone@taylorcorp.com
http://prairie.lakes.com/~bvstone/
"I wouldn't take that road in a minvan."

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Truax [SMTP:truax@usaor.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 10:45 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Documentaion Services
> 
> Brad,
> Oh...You'd love working for me I am the nicest guy in the world!  And
> anyway I
> don't like management anymore, I am pursuing my love as a
> "developer/analyst".
> I am currently in hardcode HELL (stuff like STAT COMP 'CA' and CLT#
> IFEQ
> 25312...in mainline stuff).... The person that did this stuff should
> be summarily
> executed.  If you would see it you wouldn't believe it!  As for
> commenting... I
> am referring to basically identifying what a particular subroutine is
> supposed to
> do with a few well chosen words.
> PS) I have never fired anyone for hardcoding or not commenting
> (however I think I
> am able to spot 'hardcoders' and 'non-commenters' during the interview
> phase),
> and if you would see some of the code that has been under my authority
> in the
> past you would kiss my ring.  :)
> Tim Truax
> 
> 
> Stone, Brad V (TC) wrote:
> 
> > Gee, Tim.  I'm glad I didn't work for you.  My idea of commenting
> and
> > yours might clash, and I would have been fired for this?  What if I
> had
> > experience and developed my own style that might actually help your
> > staff?
> 
> 
> 
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