Re: Wording problem! Arrrggh!

Subject: Re: Wording problem! Arrrggh!
From: Suzanne Chiles <suzchiles -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 19:41:52 -0700

We often call it "polishing the turd" in my team.


On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au> wrote:

> Sad but true. Lots of management types believe that customers will dissolve
> into a blubbering mess if there's the slightest hint that the previous
> version had any bugs. Technical types really, really, truly just want to
> know what's changed, what's new and what's been fixed.
> Opening up my own shame file for a second, a nice cuddly way to describe
> 'fixed bug that used to result in horrendous crash' is 'improved stability'.
> Similarly, dealing with random freezes and timeouts is really 'improved
> performance'.
> --
Suzanne Chiles
suzchiles -at- gmail -dot- com

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