Good specs are important

Dacia 1300

Dacia 1300

There is a funny story related with this image:

In the ’80 the Romanian Government got an order from Egyptian government for a number of X thousands Dacia cars model 1300.
The order specified that half of the cars should be yellow and half should be black. This is what the Romanians understood, the Egyptians refuse the cars, and this is why at that time was an influx of half black half yellow cars into the Romanian market, which at that time was accepting anything with 4 wheels (the waiting lines for a car were more than 10 years).

The morale of this story in IT and programming terms is that if you only have monkey coders instead of developers than better do a good job in writing good specs.












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