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Programmers tend to give users all the options a user could possibly want, making it really difficult for a user to actually find what they want. Extensive menus of word processors are good examples of this.
//What is the most important thing to the average computer user? They want their machine to "just work". Why does Google know how to correctly translate a United Parcel Service tracking number, while the actual UPS website requires multiple entries just to get to the point where the tracking number can be entered?//
A two hour podcast that describes edge cases in detail is available at [[http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail1694.html|Why Software Sucks]].
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5 27-Feb-2007 12:38 0.995 kB ChristophSauer to previous | to last factored out radomirs counterexamples of edgecases into this discussion
4 27-Feb-2007 11:59 1.626 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous | to last :D
3 27-Feb-2007 11:57 1.32 kB to previous | to last :)
2 27-Feb-2007 11:44 0.993 kB ChuckSmith to previous | to last Why Software Sucks
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