These are my Golden Rules. I have distilled these from years and years of practice, practise (yes, they are different – look them up) and observation. Yes, they are the results of some of my biggest mistakes. I may be right about them or I may be crazy. Your feedback is, as always, warmly welcome. These CADmandments will evolve over time – the evolved a lot on their journey here so far. Nothing, Dear Readers, is set in stone, with the possible exception of fossils but there are none of those around here – right ?
There should only ever be One Version of the Truth in any documentation system. This is the one problem that will cost you more time and heartache, via inconsistencies conflicts and mistakes, than anything else I have discovered so far. Continue reading →