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Mike Wallace
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I am going to be retiring this gmail account, I am opening up one under a different email, if you know me you can just comment here and I'll let you know what it is.
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So I am finally in a mood to code, got my rig hooked up, sat down.... guess I'll wait 10 hours for updates
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Who are your canary users? This is out of an official Microsoft book:

You should populate your test group with users who are more likely to “offer feedback” if something goes wrong. Just as a canary in a coal mine was used by miners to detect dangerous gas, “canary users” are likely to raise an alarm when a software update causes problems that indicate it shouldn’t be deployed in a production environment. Users who complain are much more valuable as deployment targets for update testing than users who ignore problems and do not provide feedback.
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Don't think this has been mentioned here yet, but I just found out that Testnav supports linux again, as of 7.5.16.  (Fedora and Ubuntu)

 http://www.pearsononlinetesting.com/TestNav/7/requirements_testnav_7_5_16.html
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Awesome to see that the are 'officially' mentioning that they support Linux and Chrome. 
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Ride to work this morning
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Clay said of something being too small, "That's like a crocodile wearing cricket shoes!"
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Homemade bike trailer, total cost: $6 (other than things I had laying around)
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Who are your canary users? This is out of an official Microsoft book:

You should populate your test group with users who are more likely to “offer feedback” if something goes wrong. Just as a canary in a coal mine was used by miners to detect dangerous gas, “canary users” are likely to raise an alarm when a software update causes problems that indicate it shouldn’t be deployed in a production environment. Users who complain are much more valuable as deployment targets for update testing than users who ignore problems and do not provide feedback.
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Ha! Go Google & you can tell your canary users to take a break. Right?!
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My birthday present :-)
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  • Huntsville ISD
    Systems Administrator, present
  • The Wallace Bunch
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Seward, AK - Huntsville, AL - Conroe, TX
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