- There are only 10 types of testers, those that know binary
- Never marry a tester for their money.
- Never work for a company that hires you for your test case
writing skill (akin to “Never get involved in a land war in
- All developers know where the lines are.
- Always test outside the lines.
- There are no lines.
- All of the real rules are written in pencil in a plain black
notebook in a corner shelf in a back room of your company. On the
door is a sign that says “Beware of the Leopard”.
- Never trust a tester who follows those rules.
- Water pistols are not just useful for training cats, but are
also effective on people who utter terms such as defect-free,
always, never, complete, 100%, and “testing end date”.
And of course …
- Never ask a tester what they would do in any general case,
because it always depends on the context and they end up not taking
Saturday, February 22, 2014
This was a serious post at the Software Testing Club. Instead of piling on the discussion, I decided to vent here instead: