RE: "You are what you document" - blog post

Subject: RE: "You are what you document" - blog post
From: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:05:14 +0000

David Farbey wrote:

> I was once on a project where we tried to write the user guide
> before any code was written, so that the developers would know
> what they were aiming to create. It didn't end well.

Yeah. Every time I manage to drive to work without the engine exploding, a bridge collapsing beneath me, or an airplane dropping out of the sky onto me, I'm thankful that REAL engineers don't work like most PC/web software "engineers".

-Andrew

=== Andrew Warren - awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
=== Synaptics, Inc - San Jose, CA


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References:
"You are what you document" - blog post: From: Lois Patterson
Re: "You are what you document" - blog post: From: David Farbey

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