ChapterÂ 1.Â The essential software requirement
âHello, Phil? This is Maria in Human Resources. Weâre having a problem with the personnel system you programmed for us. An employee just changed her name to Sparkle Starlight, and we canât get the system to accept the name change. Can you help?â
âShe married some guy named Starlight?â
âNo, she didnât get married, just changed her name,â Maria replied. âThatâs the problem. It looks like we can change a name only if someoneâs marital status changes.â
âWell, yeah, I never thought someone might just change her name. I donât remember you telling me about this possibility when we talked about the system,â Phil said.
âI assumed you knew that people could legally change their ...