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Desk-checking (or buddy-checking) is an efficient way to inspect software. Unfortunately it's not completely without problems... Here are some first hand experiences of the inspection process.
In order to perform a buddy-check you need... a buddy (doh!). In this case Lippis (on your left in the picture) has asked Heidi to look at the code of his program.

Lippis has quite neat style of coding as you can see on the screen.

Code should be complimented immediately even if it doesn't please the eye at first.

In this case Heidi has unintentionally (?) offended Lippis without saying a single word

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