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Re: My adventures with the NM process, part 2:

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 09:45:33PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> TBH, the advocate step is just verifying that you're a person and not
> a cabbage or something (I've written about this at more length in the
> past, but not on a public list that I can recall, and I don't feel
> like rewriting it at this moment).

It was a d-private, message, as I recall, so no point trawling the
web-accessible list archives looking for it.  An absolute classic, though.

> The important tests are actually the unwritten ones:
> (a) Being at least a marginally competent developer
> (b) Not being a complete fuckwad (the "elmo" test)

I'd be more inclined to name the test after the person who made it necessary
-- after all, elmo won't always be performing the test, but it'll always be
Eray who made it necessary...

- Matt

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