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Terrence Dorsey wrote:
apparently done in a huge, unwieldy XLS

Perhaps he sold his IP knowledge to them, for a fee? I relate a story from a company I worked at in the UK and all developments teams were made redundant in 2009. One developer-cum-analyst had a critical understanding of how several interconnecting systems exchanged transactions. The company completely overlooked his value and he wasn't included in the knowledge transfer sessions to the outsourcing company. He was in the first wave to be pushed out of the front door. Many months later the offshore team made some changes that broke the transaction flow between the systems. The company asked the original developer they made redundant if he could come back for three months contract to help fix the problem and maintain continuity during testing and so on. He did, but he had an iron-clad contract drawn up that paid him an I-have-you-over-a-barrel rate of £2000 per day and he also had a lunch expense as well. The company had no choice but to pay that or he stayed where he was. They did and he laughed all the way to the bank. Sometimes it pays not to talk too much. The company screwed up when they made him redundant. He cashed in. Job's a good'un. Smile | :)
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