Re: Rule of thumb for doc time based on development time?

Subject: Re: Rule of thumb for doc time based on development time?
From: Tony Markos <ajmarkos -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 11:03:52 -0800 (PST)

Tony Markos asks:

Just out of curiosity Peter, how granular do you feel
task decomposition should be? Equal size tasks that
can each be described in a para of text? How about
chunking the tasks down to equal size pieces that can
each be described in one sentence?

--- Peter Neilson <neilson -at- alltel -dot- net> wrote:

Someone (perhaps even the estimator) will say, "No,
that figure is much too large. Make it smaller."

> Tony Markos wrote:
>
> > What I would do is decompose the tasks into equal
> > sized pieces, each of which can be described in
> about
> > a page of text. You then simply determine how
> long a
> > typical page takes to document and then multiply
> time
> > per page by number of tasks.
>
>


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