RE: Workplace issues

Subject: RE: Workplace issues
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 22:16:14 -0500

No, they had keystroke counters too!



At 7:59 PM -0700 7/22/08, Lauren wrote:
> > From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
>> I remember an apocryphal story about why Microsoft produced such
>> buggy, bloated code. The reason, according to the story is that each
>> software engineer was expected to write x number lines of code a day,
>> every day.
>> So they did, regardless of whether that code was valid, could
>> compile, or actually did anything.
>Couldn't the programmers just copy and paste to increase their lines of
>Gee. Thanks, Micro$crewy.


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