Process defining Development (or "the dog wagging the tail")

Subject: Process defining Development (or "the dog wagging the tail")
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 15:48:01 -0500


I have two cubes...the one I work in, and one that is unoccupied where I do
my process diagram assembly. While taping something together, I overheard a
conversation between two developers (D1 write the code and D2 was his code
review partner...every developer has a partner who reviews their code):

D1: "But they shouldn't send the package out without having a valid
manifest"
D2: "But what if they do?"
D1: "They won't because they shouldn't do it that way."
D2: "What are you gonna tell Posada when he diagrams this process and he
asks what happens if there ain't a valid manifest?"

I LOVE this job :-)

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
Barnes&Noble.com
jposada -at- book -dot- com
NY: 212-414-6656
Dayton: 732-438-3372
Although she lives with seven other men, she's not easy.
------ Magic Mirror


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