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Re:get a life, people

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on June 12, 2005 08:12 PM
> Who cares?

The people writing the software you use everday care.

One of the fine distinctions between marketers and engineers is that marketers will assign a number based on "feel good" value, whereas engineers strive to find a number which communicates something specific to the user. As the article's author points out, this is a frustrating exercise, and no single, perfect solution has been found. It is only through discussions like these that we even have a chance of finding one.

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