Developer testing

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Newsgroups: comp.software.testing
From: tadamsmar@aol.com (TAdamsmar)
Subject: Re: developer testing
Date: 15 Feb 1996 19:05:39 -0500


[reposter's note: the end of a long thread discussing who should test
what and when in software development]



Boris' sprited defense of developer testing has inspired me to
a defense of my favorite testing method: the bonfire method:



The bonfire method is as follows:


 
 

  1. Clear the parking lot of cars.

  2. Make a huge pile of the client's money in the center of the parking lot. Set it on fire.

  3. All the programmers set around the bonfire and mentally execute their code.


This method is essential because:



  1. Morality. All programmers have a responsibility to think about their code.

  2. It may find bugs that other methods may not find.

  3. It could have found the bug in the Pentium chip.


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