[UNCLASSIFIED]RE: [clug] be very afraid

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Tue Sep 27 00:29:17 GMT 2005

Paul Wayper wrote:

> As amusing as this is, I think The Register's take on it was more accurate. 
> They're just trying the old "we've been bad and now we're good" routine - flay
> a few scapegoats, promote a few managers, show everyone a few problems and then
> tell everyone you've fixed them. 

It's also called "expectation management", people will be surprised at just how
good it is when it ships. I remember a doom-and-gloom article about NT5 (w2k)
that predicted it to be "the biggest train wreck in operating system history".

I mean, everyone love's a battler, don't they?


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