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There are software testers who wince when they break something, and
there are those who laugh (or crow!). Don't know if this is a gender
thing or just random.
From: Katherine Noftz Nagel (Kat)
Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 2:37 PM
To: Peter Neilson
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Advice on software testing?
I love software testing.
About 10 years ago, I was the only techwriter for a small software
developer. When my favorite project manager was asked for the status of
his project, the conversation went like this:
VP: Is ProductX ready to ship?
PM: Not quite.
VP: But Tester#1 said he finished the test plan at noon with no bugs.
PM: Yes, but I need at least one more day.
PM: Gonna give it to Kat for a day. If she can't break it, we ship.
I'm VERY good at breaking software.
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