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    Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer

    LET’S ACKNOWLEDGE A SAD TRUTH, about software,” writes Steve Ballmer. “Any code of significant scope and power will have bugs in it. Even a relatively simple software product today has millions of lines of code that provide many places for bugs to hide.”

    http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=5705

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    Re:Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer

    Even a relatively simple software product today has millions of lines of code that provide many places for bugs to hide.
    All the more reason to have millions of eyes looking at it (ala open source).

    Ballmer says he learned the importance of knowing your customer well from his only previous job – marketing brownie and blueberry muffin mix for a consumer products company.
    Hahaha! How does one make the jump from baked goods to high technology?

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    Re:Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer

    [quote author=t048 link=board=13;threadid=5195;start=0#51195 date=1033651492]
    Hahaha! How does one make the jump from baked goods to high technology?
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    If you are a good sucker and king of a$$ kisser, may be ?? ;D

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    Re:Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer

    Ballmer says he learned the importance of knowing your customer well from his only previous job – marketing brownie and blueberry muffin mix for a consumer products company.
    I don't know what they were putting in that mix but I reckon he had some before he went up on stage for the famous "Monkey Boy" act.

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    Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer
    Well, I guess I won't being buying any more Microsoft products. In my opinion, biased as usual, they all have enough bugs in them. Do we really need M$ to get serious about them now? :P ;D :P

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    Re:Microsoft now serious about bugs, says Ballmer

    Is he saying that they were not concerned about their buggy, crappy software before?

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