Flexible Content Management System


PETS issues warning to PostNuke Dev Team

Contributed by on Aug 04, 2002 - 01:44 AM

'There is no need for software to be mistreated in this way so that companies

like these can market new products.' said Sascha Endlicher, spokesperson for

PETS. 'Alternative methods of testing these products are available'

According to PETS, these companies force software to undergo lengthy and

arduous tests, often without rest, for hours or days at a time. Employees are

assigned to 'break' the software by any means necessary, and inside sources

report that they often joke about 'torturing' the software.

'It's no joke,' Sascha said . 'Innocent programs, from the day the are

compiled, are cooped up in tiny rooms and 'crashed' for hours on end. They spend

the whole lives on dirty, ill-maintained computers, and are unceremoniously

deleted when they're not needed anymore'.

Sascha said the software is kept in unsanitary conditions and is

infested with bugs.

'We know that alternatives to this horror exist.' he said, citing industry

giant Microsoft Corporation as a company that has become successful without

resorting to software testing.