Technical writing specification/Exercise calculator gold Exercise Two
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Describe a calculator with every possible extra feature you can think of. Perhaps it should have a diamond case, solid platinum keyboard, and a self-contained nuclear generator...
This is called "gold plating".
- How does this affect the cost and schedule?
- Who is likely to attempt this kind of "gold plating"?
- How can you avoid "gold plating"?