Re: Regarding tests

Subject: Re: Regarding tests
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 9 May 1995 19:07:20 PDT

>I was completely put off by the whole experience. Perhaps my inexperience
>with documentation played a role, but I believe the ambiguous instructions
>were a big part of the problem. However, I think that was part of the plan.
> Maybe they were looking for someone with the right kind of intuition and
>found an effective way to screen applicants (I didn't get an offer).

>Would the expectations be clearer for someone with documentation experience?

No, the testers were imbeciles. No writing assignment without an
indication of scope and audience is worth anything at all. And
"bank machine" could be anything from a vault to change-sorter.

-- Robert


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