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Did he say, "pull up a chair"? Electronic mail, instant messages, phone calls...

You were gloating about it being an "evil pleasure" to play contract-lawyer and sue through the courts of team opinion, rather than settle your code disputes quietly with the affected party. It seems most of the replies indicate resistance to your interpersonal approach here. I wonder why?

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Re^6: The Evil Pleasures of Unit Tests
by dws (Chancellor) on Sep 02, 2003 at 18:53 UTC
    It seems most of the replies indicate resistance to your interpersonal approach here. I wonder why?

    There's a lot left out of the story, including meetings, agreements, phone calls, occassional pairing sessions, more meetings, more email, etc. Everyone on the team (well, all three of us) have agreed that good unit tests are essential, but in the heat of battle they get missed. The reaction so far as been "O.K., you caught me. I'll do better next time," which is pretty much what I'd hoped for.