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From: Douglas Quebbeman <>
Date: Fri Dec 8 07:21:43 2000

> In most of the US, putting "engineer" near your name doesn't require that
> you hold an engineering certification. For instance, my official title
> at my day job is "senior software engineer" but I've never taken a single
> software nor engineering course, much less certification exam, in my life.

False. In most states of the U.S., if you represent yourself as an engineer
of any kind, and you are not a licensed engineer, you are committing a
albeit a misdemeanor.

Texas is leading the nation in trying to change this.

Received on Fri Dec 08 2000 - 07:21:43 GMT

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