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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Getting things just right
Rob Spiegel   3/7/2012 3:07:24 PM
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The best example I've heard of this, Island-Al is from a process plant. Apparently they laid off so many workers that there was nobody left who knew how to turn off the plant. That may be an urban myth, but even so it makes a point.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   3/7/2012 8:46:42 PM
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I agree, Rob. You have to give credit to Glenn, especially considering that he said: "the chips were slightly skewed, but within specifications." In other words, he chased down the solution to a misplacement of 1/250th of an inch, even though it was already in spec.

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   3/8/2012 3:46:12 PM
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I agree, Chuck. That's quite a feat. That's like pushing engineering into art.

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