[prog] State of software engineering profession
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Tue Apr 15 02:34:19 EST 2003
On Mon, 2003-04-14 at 21:14, Jimen Ching wrote:
> To avoid any confusion. Let me elaborate what I mean. Because of this
> 'show us the code' mentality, the programmer is implying that it is ok to
> skip the design phase.
Ok. Here's where I jump to my feet and say 'What the hell are you
'show us the code' means 'produce something, and we'll listen'. That can
be a well-thought-through design.
> As a result of this lack of planning, defects are
> often introduced. But as long as the 'feature' is added, that's ok.
Um. Again, not anywhere around me, it isn't.
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