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fully agree. dogfooding makes especially a lot of sense if your company has more than one product. my team, which is working on a commercial app, just started using the rDMS built by our second team - and it's great as we act as beta tester before our customers get it into their hands.

this is not about classic QA, this is about "design bugs", that one extra annoying step in a workflow or missing safety dialog that doesn't warn you of a irreversible change.

of course this works particularly well as that product fits into our workflow. dogfooding becomes a bit unrealistic once it is about a product only your customers will really use.




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