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Re^3: Estimating Task Complexity VS Loudmouth

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Nov 23, 2004 at 17:35 UTC ( #409936=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Estimating Task Complexity VS Loudmouth
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... the prototype *will* become the production code.

That is the intent. But only once the omissions of the prototype are demonstrated and acknowledged. That way the refactoring of the prototype has budget for, or an explicit waiver covering, those omissions.

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Re^4: Estimating Task Complexity VS Loudmouth
by bibliophile (Parson) on Nov 23, 2004 at 18:59 UTC
    Ah, I see. I wholeheartedly agree - and I'll try that tactic on my next project :-)

    (My biggest problem seems to be convincing the Powers-That-Be that my learning how to do something needs to be part of the timeline.... folks seem to think that because you are a "computer guy", anything computer-related must be already-internalized knowledge. Sigh.)

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