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Theoretically, the specification part is supposed to be happening now but we all know how well that's going.

I had a customer (a large company with two-letter acronym name) tell me once, "I won't know what I want until I see it" which was a direct violation of their own project management guidelines which required approval before any work or procurement began. They were easily the worst customer I have ever had and to this day I refuse to buy any of their products.

My attitude toward them was also shaped by being required to use what is the absolutely worst application framework I have ever had the misfortune of using or even reading about. Apparently it was some guy's master's thesis and that's what it looked like - something from academia that should have never have left it. It was a big house-of-cards state machine library where state transitions were performed by throwing an exception. I would have to work really, really hard to think of a more idiotic design.
"They have a consciousness, they have a life, they have a soul! Damn you! Let the rabbits wear glasses! Save our brothers! Can I get an amen?"

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