[thelist] ARGH! NN blows up my table layout!!

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 31 14:09:48 CST 2001

> From: "A. Erickson" <ilsa at earthlink.net>
> > > Yes! Fixing bugs and problems is part of what you're paid for.
> >
> > unless of course it's your fault...
> Hmmm... yes, one should be somewhat generous to generous clients but who is
> to say 'fault'? Keeping in mind the project at large, I would probably bill
> all or most of it.

well, as the vendor, i'm one of the two parties who determines 

if i write bad code and i spend a day figuring out that i wrote bad 
code cuz it won't work in a browser, i eat that time...

if i'm doing something brand new for the client (like a Java ticker) 
that i haven't done before, then all that time is billable... but that 
was covered up-front in the scope and the quote...

if it's somewhere in between, it depends on the client... sometimes 
i write it off, other times i bill it, other times i go halfsies, 
sometimes i pretend i'm eating a junior mint and skiing down the 
slopes of the alps... sometimes i feel like a nut... sometimes i 

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