Indeed. If you do not have Patience, you’re gonna get old really fast.
A greek proverb and in our line of work :
It’s true! Most people do wait when you prompt them. But there are also exceptions. In our line of work this happens a lot.
“Uhm, there is a wait screen…It says ‘Please wait, do not go back or cancel the waiting screen or your transaction might fail’… I clicked back, have I purchased the product?”
or, another client once said:
“I click the update button while the page loads, and it does not update!!!”
and to our dearest Project Managers:
“Come on, you have 1 day to rewrite the whole app, it is more than you need… You are a <<Ninja>> dev..”
Those people should be served with this page to see that Patience is a virtue :
http://www.patience-is-a-virtue.org/ until they learn the value of WAITING! (in a different context) :