Re: A little respect for "unvalidated"

Subject: Re: A little respect for "unvalidated"
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 12:36:13 -0700

"If your device works perfectly, but your customers can't use it
correctly ...": in other words, you tested the device to validate its
usability and it failed, right?

Why not just use the standard English "not validated" or "not yet validated"?

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Dan Goldstein
<DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> In our world, "validate" means "confirm by examination and provision of
> objective evidence that the particular requirements for a specific
> intended use can be consistently fulfilled."
>
> There are variations of this, such as: "ensure that the product is
> capable of meeting the requirements for the specified application or
> intended use."
>
> There are more specific definitions for validating processes and
> validating device design, but the general idea of "intended use" is
> retained: Prove that you get what you expect to get.
>
> If your device works perfectly, but your customers can't use it
> correctly, then it cannot be validated. ...
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References:
A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Dan Goldstein
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Combs, Richard
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Handy, David
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Dan Goldstein

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