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Re: Greatest programming mistakes and what to learn from

by martinvi (Monk)
on Dec 24, 2004 at 12:35 UTC ( #417305=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Greatest programming mistakes and what to learn from

1. To assume. Never ever ass-U-me.
Make a guess and then go and check. Go back and double-check. Get someone else and let her/him check.

2. To check without a confirmed, public, well-defined, appropriate metric.

3. To do something without a confirmed, public, well-defined, appropriate documentation.

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