7Test Tools

“Rex, I found the control codes I can use to make the tape library cycle back to the first tape for the automated burn-in test.”

“Really? Did the vendor tell you?”

“No, Rex, I experimented with various control codes until I found which ones would make the first tape load.”

“Did you tell me you didn’t think you could figure it out?”

“Yes, I did tell you that, but I figured it out.”

“Greg, the next time you tell me you can’t do something, I really, really won’t believe you now. Have you told the vendor yet?”

“No. I was planning to call them.”

“Sure, go ahead and call them, but tell them they have to pay us for it.”

A discussion between the author and a senior test automation engineer after the engineer solved a particularly tough test ...

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