Wednesday, July 23, 2008

example: following requirements literally

Example of Requirements:
Employee: "Hello, how can I help you?"

Customer: "I would like to order a cake for a going-away party this week."

Employee: "What do you want written on the cake?"

Customer: "'Best Wishes Suzanne' and underneath that 'We will miss you'."

Employee: "OK."

Example of Product that Meets these Requirements:

Example of QA's Review of the Implementation of these Requirements:

"You spelled 'underneath' wrong. Add an 'h'."


Anonymous said...

Ironically, this is also known as the "Walmart" cake.

I will miss you too Suzanne!

Paul Young said...

That is painful, and reminds me of some of the GUIs that I've seen Engineers create.

Anonymous said...

looks like the person who did that cake was addicted to hopium.,0,915294.column?page=1

bob said...

Ha ha! Hopium! What a great non sequitur! You accountants break me up.