waterfall (was Re: REPOST: Re: Book "python programming patterns". anybody read this??)

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin at mems-exchange.org
Mon Jan 7 21:51:10 CET 2002


"John Roth" <johnroth at ameritech.net> writes:
> Unfortunately, that's the way Government projects work. Until

Isn't that the way all projects, government or not, work?  I remember
horrifying numbers quoted in places such as Robert Glass's column in
Comm. of the ACM to the effect that 50% (or maybe it was 60%, or 90%)
of projects fail by either not producing a deliverable, or producing 
a deliverable that doesn't work, or by producing a working deliverable 
that doesn't solve the problem.

--amk                                                  (www.amk.ca)
Don't interrupt me when I'm eulogizing.
    -- Dr Judson/Fenric, in "The Curse of Fenric"



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