Re: SlashDot notices documentation...

Subject: Re: SlashDot notices documentation...
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:19:26 -0500

On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:48:53 -0500, Combs, Richard <richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com> wrote:

"No, that's plenty, they can figure out the rest."

Yeah, they always say that. Because they're smart enough to know that if they say otherwise, you'll ask them for the additional samples. :-)

Ask them about the (sparse) sample code:
"Has this sample code been tested?"
-- "Oh, I'm sure it'll work."

What you find out is that it was an initial prototype based on the earliest specs, now hopelessly obsolete. It was never tested on ANY platform, let alone a recent one.
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References:
SlashDot notices documentation...: From: Andrew Harvie

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