|Can you imagine how many $$$ are simply
blown in the air from poor programs like this, for expensive phone calls,
faxes, and business travels - who nobody ever will pay for?
Can you imagine how often a computer "expert" from a customer
rings us up because the FILES=40 is missing in the CONFIG.SYS?
And the application program says: file not
found - "BUT IT
IS VISIBLE USING DIR!!!"
What do you say to all those youngster programmers, who
are extremely proud of a 20% speed improvement on their DOOM plagiate,
using a particular, non documented VGA-BIOS bypass, working properly only
with one special VGA card brand, but crashing all the other computers?
What do you say about a professional accounting program,
that distroys all the serial port setups which it found on the machine,
due to its "AUTODETECT" feature, where the serial port is used only in
one special version, connecting to a weighing scale?
What do you say about OS/2 which distroys all remaining
hard disk partition tables except two DOS partitions and the HPFS partitions?
Simply whenever it is booted, not at installation!
What do you say about a diskette, formatted with DOS,
but with files from WinNT only, which are not visible on DOS. The DIR command
says "no files"? Only the remaining disk space is a hint that there could
be important files on the disk...
I hate those smart but silly youngster
programmers, I really hate them! And I hate their incompetent bosses, who
have more Wall Street Journals on their desktop than books concerning the
I definitively want high quality