Re: Flawed software

Subject: Re: Flawed software
From: David Blyth <dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996 12:34:41 -0700

Anne Weiler says...

>If the software is poorly designed you may end up with a manual that looks
>a bit weird. (ie. 5 procedures for doing the same thing; 5 different
>places to access information about doing the same thing; unwieldy
>procedures with 27 steps, and so on). In a good situation, people will
>review your document and say "wow this looks confusing" and you can say
>"that's how the software works" and then maybe someone will change the
>software.

Nope. ;) Changes are made the next time around in an _average_ situation.
In a _good_ situation, you would be on the product planning team and
the problem never would have occurred in the first place.

"It's very simple. I want the best".

- Richard Gere, from "Pretty Woman"


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