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F (Visual Studio Team System Glossary)

This glossary defines key terms that are used in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Help.


A set of logically related functional requirements that provides a capability to the user and enables the satisfaction of a business objective.

feature dissatisfaction

A condition where users believe that the product does not meet the expectations set by the market, competitors, previous experiences, or promises.


A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.


Description of the performance of a feature, product, or component.

functional specification

A deliverable that describes a solution, product feature set, or other final project deliverable in explicit detail. It includes the conceptual, logical and physical designs.

fuzz testing

Supplies structured but invalid input to software application programming interfaces (APIs) and network interfaces to maximize the likelihood of detecting errors that might lead to software vulnerabilities.