[rescue] FrameMaker FYI (MS crap)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 25 13:39:09 CST 2004

On Mar 25, 2004, at 2:35 PM, Brian Dunbar wrote:
>> This is 100% second hand information (to me, and third hand to
>> you), but from what i was told by an X-MS employee, MS has real
>> problems understanding the inner details of a lot of their older
>> software due to the very poor documentation and organization
>> practices of their past.
>> I cannot verify that this is true or not, but if it is that would
>> explain a lot.
> That certainly sounds like some systems I've worked on.  Why is it 
> this way?  I dunno say the old hands, it just works that way... kinda.
> Why should Microsoft be organizationally different from the _other_ 
> large companies on the planet?

   They are.  If they weren't, they'd write stable software.


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