Job Prospects for Software Engineers

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  1. Guest

    , Jan 3, 2005
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    Phlip, Jan 3, 2005
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  3. On 2 Jan 2005 19:59:53 -0800, wrote:

    > I wonder if the job..


    Why did you repost this?
    <http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.java.programmer/msg/9c72121982b29e11?as_umsgid=>

    Particularly, why did you ignore Keith Thompson's advice against
    posting such questions to the technical groups?

    [ F'Ups set to comp.jobs.computers ]

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    Andrew Thompson, Jan 3, 2005
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  4. Andrew Thompson wrote:

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    > [ F'Ups set to comp.jobs.computers ]
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    - avoid 'kewl' abbreviations like 'F'Ups', the phrase is 'Follow ups'.
     
    Andrew McDonagh, Jan 3, 2005
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  5. On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 09:23:18 +0000, Andrew McDonagh wrote:

    > Andrew Thompson wrote:

    ...
    >> [ F'Ups set to comp.jobs.computers ]

    ...
    > - avoid 'kewl' abbreviations like 'F'Ups', the phrase is 'Follow ups'.


    I've never thought of F'Ups as 'kewl', but to please you, (shrugs) sure.

    [ Follow-Ups set to c.l.j.p. ( You're not going to try and
    claim *that* is a 'kewl' abbreviation are you Andrew M.? ;) ]

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    Andrew Thompson, Jan 3, 2005
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  6. Andrew Thompson wrote:
    > On Mon, 03 Jan 2005 09:23:18 +0000, Andrew McDonagh wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Andrew Thompson wrote:

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    > ...
    >
    >>>[ F'Ups set to comp.jobs.computers ]

    >
    > ...
    >
    >>- avoid 'kewl' abbreviations like 'F'Ups', the phrase is 'Follow ups'.

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    >
    > I've never thought of F'Ups as 'kewl', but to please you, (shrugs) sure.
    >


    The problem with abbreviations, especially on an internationally read
    group, is that the reader may not get the meaning you intended. There
    are quite a few alternative interpretations for "F'Ups", and for many
    "Follow Ups" is not near the top of the list (or even on it at all).

    Mark Thornton
     
    Mark Thornton, Jan 3, 2005
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