[prog] State of software engineering profession

Jimen Ching jching at flex.com
Mon Apr 14 01:02:03 EST 2003

On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Jenn Vesperman wrote:
>Not while there are pointy-haired types who feel that as long as they
>make their product Unique, they can 'get Lock-In' from the customers.
>And not while there are (enough) customers who accept that deal.

True.  Though, do point out to your programming and tech support
co-workers that they too are customers.  So they can choose vendors that
do follow standards.  So even if your company's customers can't benefit
from standards, at least your co-workers can.

Jimen Ching (WH6BRR)      jching at flex.com     wh6brr at uhm.ampr.org

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