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When is an electrical engineer not an engineer? When Arizona's state regulators decide to play word games

Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

Re: AKA Libertarians

"software engineer". Should I have to pass that test and pay for that license as well?

Well , you could just call yourself a Computer Programmer, and leave the engineering to the Engineers.


I suspect that remark will meet some resistance from the 'el Reg readers , but think about it .

We all get outraged if a toilet attendant appropriates the term Engineer , but the way I see it "Software Engineering" has similarly stolen the term and got away with it because its "technical".

I feel able to say this as an Engineer currently working as a Software Developer, or "Programmer" as i like to call it.

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