We try to solve the problem by rushing through the design process so that enough time is left
at the end of the project to uncover the errors that were made because we rushed through the design process.
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The negative side of hiring people who do not want or need rules to work is that these people often have to learn by painful trial and error.
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Get the worst error out first and keep doing that until the time runs out.
Too many errors on one line (make fewer).
The best error message is the one that never shows up.