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ONLamp: OSCON: Developers and Testers as Heroes

Aug 05, 2005, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Oram)

"The software developer is the hero of our day. This is not only because of what developers have accomplished, but because of their integrity and transparency. They can't fake what they do.

"A developer can't make his code perform better by ingesting dangerous medicines. He can't improve benchmarks by carrying out shady accounting deals. He doesn't get anywhere by wearing glitzy clothes and appearing on TV shows after two-hour make-up sessions..."

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