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Interesting approach. I considered a similar statistical method earlier but the problem is, what if neither tester finds a bug? Mind you, if that's the case after a month of testing the code would probably be satisfactory for most purposes :)

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Re: Re: Re: Software Design Resources
by chunlou (Curate) on Aug 22, 2003 at 07:49 UTC

    Did that happen?

    If 90% of the sidewalk is covered by potholes, what's the odds of you walking on it "randomly" after a month without walking into a pothole?

    To be fair, how you "randomly" select something for testing or sampling purpose could be rather technical, but the basic concept remains.