[sebhc] hard sector substitute

Mike Shields shieldsm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 12:03:16 CDT 2004

> I have always found the term "Software Engineer" amusing.  Last time I
> checked here in Washington (the state), you could not call yourself a
> "Software Engineer."  Why?  Because before you could use the title
> "Engineer" you had to pass a state test for certification.  There was no
> such test here then, and I have not heard of such a test currently (but
> then, I'm not looking for one).  Of course this hasn't stopped people from
> saying they are a software engineer just because it sounds sexier than
> programmer.  I've had to fix/redesign (oops, make that re-architect) too
> many of these so-self-called engineer's code to know that it doesn't matter
> what title you want to use, your code will tell us how good you are.
> I'm a programmer.  My code speaks for itself.
> ..walt

Sorry, I've got nothing really to add to this, but 

Hear, hear! Walt speaketh the truth!
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