Microsoft’s Secret Lingo

Joel Spolsky on a bizarre jargon-filled job description from Microsoft:

The whole reason Microsoft even needs a v-team of 13, um, “V DASHES” to compete against Open Office is that they’ve become so insular that their job postings are full of incomprehensible jargon and acronyms which nobody outside the company can understand.

Update: Here’s the full job listing. The whole thing is even worse than the bit Spolsky quotes.

Thursday, 31 December 2009