Re: TW and QA

Subject: Re: TW and QA
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 07:09:20 -0700

>From the viewpoint of my former test engineering role, yes, of course there
was a way. Whether it was budgeted for or not is another matter. In many
respects, test engineers are quite similar to tech writers in the way their
management and the rest of the development team often see them. I used
to have an entire bulletin board full of clippings about various failures and
disasters of a spectacular nature that could have been avoided if only
someone had budgeted for testing... :)

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com>

> The article described a stunning gap in QA. A failure of the gravity
> switches would (and did) lead to the total loss of the $264 million capsule.
> Was there no way to test their functioning when installed according to the
> drawings?

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