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Matthew Dennis15-Apr-21 6:06
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den2k88 wrote:
It's a hand-me-down from a competitor who works with our customer, neither one of them knows what they are doing and how they got to the current point nor what has to be done. Documentation is unavailable and what little there is in written form is either outdated or plain wrong.

Thumbs Up | :thumbsup: Wow! That perfectly describes last year's project (affectionately referred to as my Covid project) where a customer basically gave us a competitor's crappy output (no code of course) and asked us to reverse engineer it. The customer was fed up with poor support for a poorly designed system. Bad for them, good for me...now it's my recurring revenue for a product that only took 7 months to build and doesn't require much attention.

I have the same roles as you with the addition of direct customer support for everything I write/create. I prefer it this way, but it's a lot of responsibility knowing that the company would fold if I got hit by a truck. Sigh | :sigh:
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