Message #5 Posted by Fubar Vikinghelmet on 30 Jan 2005, 12:42 p.m.,
in response to message #3 by Jeff O.
"In society's eyes, you are now safe to practice your craft. Do you feel any different?"
1. It is not possible to describe the relief, though I have been told by every PE I know that they felt the same way.
2. I feel very, very dangerous. I feel sue-able.
3. I am cautious, cautious, cautious.
I like to write little programs on-the-fly; but I also want to be able to save these little programs, organize them, and have them at the ready even if I haven't used one in a while. For example, I have a whole bunch of ASCE 7 wind load (I'm a civil/structural engineer) programs that I want to have at my fingertips all the time. My 28S allows me this luxury... I honestly do not anticipate a need for the application cards, but who knows? At any rate, the prices on eBay for the 48S, 48G and others are pretty non-threatening (i.e., under $100), we'll see how well I do.
Thanks, everyone for the input!