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Subject:Re: Mac vs PC users From:Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> To:Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> Date:Tue, 06 Jul 2010 15:48:21 -0400
Dan Goldstein wrote:
> Dragging a disc to a trash can in order to eject it is just as
> counterintuitive as pressing "Start" in order to turn something off. I'm
> sure that in both cases, a whole crowd of engineers felt that it was
> obvious. And there were probably two neglected tech writers way in the
> back, jumping up and down and waving their hands, trying to avert
> idiocy. Again. In vain.
Ever notice how rarely anyone jumps from TW to software QC, even though
the switch seems obvious? The people in charge of job descriptions want
three years experience with software for automatic test generation.
Apparently the automation somehow improves the thinking behind the testing.
At a meeting at company with a huge SQC department:
"When will (the product) be ready to ship?"
--"As soon as Laura [the TW] stops finding bugs in it."
"Then you're suggesting that the customers find the bugs?"
--"That's not what I meant at all!"
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