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Re: poll ideas quest 2012

by ksublondie (Friar)
on Sep 05, 2012 at 20:49 UTC ( #991939=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2012

When writing code for end users, what operator error always surprises you?
  • double-clicking on html pages
  • incorrect data (date/number/etc) formatting
  • not submitting all the required input
  • not reading the detailed instructions I've apparently wasted my time writing
  • not understanding the detailed instructions I've apparently wasted my time writing
  • not seeing the detailed instructions in flashing uppercase red letters on the screen I've apparently wasted my time writing
  • I never know what crazy stunt they'll come up with next
  • Nothing...my code is smarter than the dumbest user
  • Nothing...I don't care
  • What end users? All my code is automated.
  • other

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by choroba (Chancellor) on Sep 06, 2012 at 08:25 UTC
    • Reporting solved bugs while not upgrading to a fixed version.
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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by Athanasius (Chancellor) on Sep 06, 2012 at 02:58 UTC

    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
    — Rich Cook

    Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum

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[LanX]: new Firefox + cb sidebar do random auto expand on submit
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[LanX]: they have a constitutional referendum in turkey, kind of "do you want a dictator" and everybody opting no gets problems ...
[Corion]: LanX: Random Auto Expand?
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[LanX]: and the AA had posters with a big say NO with a small "to alcohol"
[ambrus]: LanX: is it the kind of free and secret vote where there's only one box you can check?

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