Update on 0.9.4
Friday September 7th, 2001
We asked Asa for a quick status on 0.9.4's status, which was for release this weekend, and here's what he had to say:
#114 Re: you obviously haven't been paying attention
Wednesday September 12th, 2001 6:57 PM
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>>"Lots of people do QA for fun. Some of them are paid, some are not. I happen to be someone that does it for both reasons. Do you have some statistics that demonstrate that "No one does [QA] for fun."? Most of the people I've met in QA are there because they enjoy it. Maybe enjoyment is not the same as fun? I'll look up the word origins later. Is QA such a shitty job that people doing it couldn't possibly do it because they enjoy it? There are other jobs that pay the same or better and require less effort and education. What do people do QA if it is so not fun?"<<
Heh. I'm thinking of a friend of mine who does software testing for IBM. As she put it: "It's amazing. I'm actually being paid and *appreciated* for being a nitpicking pedant!"