in reply to The kind of programmer I dislike and the kind of programmer I do not want to be myself

You can recover the guy in 20-50% of the cases by teaming him with somebody better, who knows what's going on.

Don't forget the possibility that he's right. He might have a nose for trouble your whole team missed. Good people are hardly ever popular, and management of the pointy-haired kind always hates them.

After Compline,