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Re^3: On Interviewing and Interview Questions

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Bishop)
on Aug 26, 2005 at 11:04 UTC ( #486838=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: On Interviewing and Interview Questions
in thread On Interviewing and Interview Questions

Yeah, this is what Jim McCarthy calls Beware of a guy in a room. Curiously, it's usually the most brilliant developer who goes dark. Years ago, the top programmer of a company we were dealing with got away with saying "it will be ready next month" for 18 months without ever allowing anyone to see his code until it was finished! All developers, no matter how brilliant, must make their code available for public review in modest (fortnightly, say) increments.

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Re^4: On Interviewing and Interview Questions
by DrHyde (Prior) on Sep 06, 2005 at 10:29 UTC
    That is mostly a failure of management. Be honest now, most programmers would do that if they knew that deadlines and requirements were of no consequence.

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