Poorly designed software (was RE: HyperSnap DX question)

Subject: Poorly designed software (was RE: HyperSnap DX question)
From: "Downing, David" <david -dot- downing -at- fiserv -dot- com>
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Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 10:38:30 -0600

From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Subject: RE: HyperSnap DX question
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>

Just be grateful. Poorly designed software pays the mortgage.

Happy Friday,



Actually, I once got rebuked for writing an explanation of how to make sense of a poorly designed interface, rather than submitting a formal change request to the developers to change the interface. I guess it was an ego thing. I wanted the end users to need my explanation.

David Downing
Senior Technical Writer
Credit Union Solutions


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