RE: Are You Sure? (Fri.)

Subject: RE: Are You Sure? (Fri.)
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 13:45:11 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gene Kim-Eng
> Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 1:38 PM
> To: John Posada; List,Techwriter
> Subject: Re: Are You Sure? (Fri.)
> ... I am of the opinion that a simple "are you sure?" dialog would not
> have assured prevention of this, as most people will look at an
> error they've just made and not notice it. The SW would have
> to actually compare the price entered to the current market price
> and then pop up an "are you crazy?" message...

And that's a reasonable requirement for the software, given the
potential for loss in case of user error. Betcha there are *other*
reasonable requirements that were missed during the development and
acquisition of the software.

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