Re: Documents before products

Subject: Re: Documents before products
From: Sue Heim <sue -at- RIS -dot- RISINC -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 1997 08:49:52 -0800

John Ahlstrom wrote:
> A couple of days ago someone wrote a pitiful
> lament and a wonderful response to the problem
> it lamented. Something like:
> My boss said I have to have this
> thing documented and the code is not
> even writtent yet. When I asked "How?",
> he said, "Make reasonable guesses."
> If I could I would write:
> "If you type any key, your computer will
> crash. If you call our technical support,
> they will blame Microsoft."
> A marvelous response to a horrifying situation.

I must've tossed out the originator's message without reading it,
since I don't recall it. But... the paragraph that started "If I
could I would write..." should have been properly attributed. Someone
help me out here -- this was not an original by the poster... was it
a Dilbert saying?

Sue Heim
Research Information Systems
Carlsbad, California USA
Email: Sue -at- ris -dot- risinc -dot- com

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