[VoiceOps] Carrier Grade Junk

Lunch Hound lunchhound9999 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 10:55:49 EDT 2009

Ever noticed how the phrase "carrier grade" gets tossed around by vendors?
They ship so many lethal bugs that all it means now is that they're going to
try to charge "carrier prices" for their crap.

Really, sit down and read the full set of release notes of the current
version of any of your "CG" products.  Read them in their entirely, and get
a sense of how they describe the flow over the product through time.

For a real jolt, play the fortune-cookie game with them.  You know how you
can append the phrase "in bed" to any fortune cookie fortune to make it even
funnier?  Try adding the phrase "in production" to the end of every defect
notice.   "Blah-blah-blah sipd stops - in production".  "Blah-blah-blah core
java process stops - in production".  "Blah-blah-blah invalidates
registrations - in production". "Blah-blah-blah reboots after 99 days - in
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