Re: (Long) My completely subjective thoughts on all these..' what Borland should do'... discussions... and on what Borland should do ;)
From: Lars Black (lcb)
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 08:59:51 +0200
> Next came D2 which were in my mind a logical next release, but which is
not one I remember back to as something
Except the ability to create Win32 applications ;-)
> Delphi 6. This was a release which were initially of better quality than
the D4 release, but which were still worse than
> D3 and D5.
> It was also an imo relatively anonymous release. Apart from CLX, no
significant inventions were in it that I can
> remember anyway.
> - QA - Make damn sure that when people get Delphi or any Borland
product in their hands,
> they _KNOW_ its quality! It SMELLS quality, it FEELS quality.
> This require both a heavier QA department, and many more hands on bug
solving. It would also be good to improve on
> the public QA tools
Well, of course I'd like to see a Delphi that never fails on me, but I'm not
sure that this is possible, no matter how many QA people you put on it. So
many people using it in so many different ways..
I'd rather see that they were quicker issuing service packs when issues are