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  •  Yep, Boeing probably doesn't have anyone in-house (2+ / 0-)
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    elwior, rbird

    who is 100% versed in all the details of the affected subsystems sufficiently in order to make a fix.  Boeing has two choices: (a) pay more money to outsource the fix, or (b) get some in-house engineers trained and up to speed on the affected systems.

    •  And the people they are working with (2+ / 0-)
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      mmacdDE, Miggles

      Are in widely separated time zones. Just coordinating that is a problem.

      "No special skill, no standard attitude, no technology, and no organization - no matter how valuable - can safely replace thought itself."

      by xaxnar on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 12:54:58 PM PST

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