Re: Idiots at the pharmacy
outsider <outsider@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The "zero defects" ideology of the 1960's appears to be nothing more than
a fond memory.
An HP (instrument) engineer was asked why his (firmware) code had no
bugs, and he replied "I didn't know we were allowed to have any!".
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