# Incremental releases means that you can practice your QA and integration tasks more if you wish. People get better with practice.
# Incremental releases mean more bug fixes are available sooner. The sooner I get a bug fix the more time I have for integration and regression testing. More time is good.
# Incremental releases mean you get more opportunities to re-prioritise. You can lobby to get the patches that are more important to you done earlier.
# Small releases are easier to schedule, so are more likely to come out on time - making the work of QA and integration people much easier to plan.
Nooooooooooo! If you change your code, then you need to test all the parts it touches. That means every nook and crany has to be looked at over and over. A big
PITA. Incremental or long term releases (1 month, 2 months.. whatever) resolves the same # of bugs. If you can accumulate an amount of bugs over a month or over 30 seperate days, fixing them on schedule, you fix the same amount of bugs. Smaller releases are easy to schedule for the developer and QA, but it doesn't mean qa et al will be able to turn around in a day. If a release takes QA a week to test minimally, trying to squash it to a day or two only hurts them.
Play that funky music white boy..
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||