noufal at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 15:10:16 CET 2010
On Fri, Dec 03 2010, Sidu Ponnappa wrote:
> I'm more worried that a perfectly good book and certain engineering
> practices that I find hugely useful will be ignored either because of
> sweeping, religious statements by zealots, or because a bunch of
> people have made an industry creating buzzwords around otherwise
> sensible practices like TDD, refactoring, or yes, even Agile. Just
> because they're buzzwords doesn't mean they're useless. I'm sure 'goto
> free code' was once looked at in a similar manner in the 1960s, but
> today everybody accepts that philosophy.
Very valid. Zealotry hurts good causes badly.
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