“A crash is when your competitor’s program dies. When your program dies, it is an ‘idiosyncrasy’. Frequently, crashes are followed with a message like ‘ID 02’. ‘ID’ is an abbreviation for idiosyncrasy and the number that follows indicates how many more months of testing the product should have had.”
— Guy Kawasaki
This chapter might appear at first blush to be out of sequence. We’re steadily getting more specific in the details of taking over code, and here near the beginning is a chapter on how to do testing. Shouldn’t it be near the end?
In a word, no. I am going to describe a philosophy of testing ...