I was afraid that the forums where would come to this sooner or later.
Hopefully this will be the exception and not the rule.
I don't mean to offend. If I do, by my ignorance, then I apologise.
I'm no stranger to testing very raw code, so by saying "Frankly we are suprised it even compiled" I was referring to the first stage of *any* software development process, rather than any slight on Microsoft.
If this site is for people to gain understanding of development at Microsoft, you will have to forgive people comparing it to the models they already understand.