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Difference Between Bug and Defect | 11 Nov 2009

Discussion in '$1 Daily Competition' started by shabbir, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    What is the Difference Between Bug and Defect w.r.t software development.
     
  2. venami

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    Bug:
    The fault which causes a software to work in an unintended way.

    Defect:
    The fault or problem which is caused after the release of the software to end-users.
     
  3. Mridula

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    Bug: Mismatch between expected and actual requirement
    Defect: Missing functionality with respect to customer requirements
     
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    Bug:Which comes at the time of testing(Pre-Release)
    Defect:Which comes in Production or when client doing the system testing(Post-Release)
     
  5. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

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    No difference; they are both logic errors within the software.
     
  6. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Bingo.

    Mridula I don't see any difference in meaning of your both the statement.
     
  7. SaswatPadhi

    SaswatPadhi ~ Б0ЯИ Τ0 С0δЭ ~

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    Good participation in this one ... 4 different people .. 4 different answers.
    Let's see, who wins this one ..

    I would go with Mridula's answer :)
     
  8. SaswatPadhi

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    Ooops ... I was late by 2 mins.
    Anyway ... congrats Kshiteej :D :cheers:

    @ shabbir :
    Probably Mridula meant that,

    Bug is an unintended behavior of the program (though it meets the customer's specs).
    Defect is a missing functionality in the program, so it doesn't meet the customer's specs.
     
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  10. Mridula

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    Yes. I meant the same. But Kshitiz has explained well. He deserves the $.

    Congrats Kshiteej!!
     
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    Thanks Mridula :)
     

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