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Re: repeating groups

From: Frank Hamersley <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 06:41:17 GMT
Message-ID: <hITKf.13548$yK1.3040@news-server.bigpond.net.au>


dawn wrote:

> Frank Hamersley wrote:

>>dawn wrote:
>>>Marshall Spight wrote:
>>>>dawn wrote:
>>>>>Marshall Spight wrote:
>>
>>[..]
>>
>>>The biggest might be that I would still rather start with
>>>MV and add in whatever it is you think you must have (provided it
>>>doesn't mess things up) while you would like to start with the RM and
>>>do similarly. I would rather start with anarchy and add in what
>>>additional constraints are helpful instead of starting with locks on
>>>all the doors trying to free myself somehow. Cheers! --dawn
>>
>>Dangnabit! I now realise why I am still unrecognised by my betters and
>>have been consigned to produce yet more solutions under increased
>>delivery pressure. This article preaches the true way to material gains
>>and a relaxed life in management ...
>>
>>http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/01/31/74876_06OPrecord_1.html
>>
>>...and I have strayed. I shall have to mend my ways. Sadly I doubt I
>>will be anywhere near the front of the queue at this late stage!
> 
> Ah, but you misunderstand where I want to start with anarchy and move
> from there -- not in the project (where some chaos can be useful), but
> the flexibility of the tools.  In spite of having some appreciation for
> agile development methods, I still like a written document with
> functional requirements, data models, risk assessment, etc, even if not
> a dictionary-sized SRS (system requirements specification).  So you are
> preaching to the choir, even if I'm not wearing the requisite choir
> robe.  Cheers!  --dawn

The distinction is somewhat lost on me! Others adopting this clothing see it as a license, nay birth right, to conduct activities per Bobs methodology.

I commend you for choosing to blend the techniques. However I suspect many others lack your experience.

Cheers, Frank. Received on Wed Feb 22 2006 - 00:41:17 CST

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