python is going to die! =(

Frithiof Andreas Jensen frithiof.jensen at diespammerdie.jensen.tdcadsl.dk
Mon Sep 20 09:26:10 CEST 2004


"Chris S." <chrisks at NOSPAM.udel.edu> wrote in news:yXo3d.1565$kn2.933
@trndny07:

> IBM doesn't support 
> projects like Eclipse because they want more "stupid untalented code 
> monkeys". 

Actually, they do, very much! 

Stupid == Cost Effective --> Good Bottomline --> Large Bonus to 
Management!!

The Holy Grail of software delopment is to be able to have a few 
"architects"  specify in suffiecient detail so the "builders" (i.e. 
Trained Monkeys) can produce completed applications; 

The problem is of course that one spend soo much time "specifying" that 
by the time the "monkeys" could possibly do the job, it is already 90% 
done (Then Management spend another 100% on getting the "monkeys" to 
implement the remaining 10% witout messing up the rest ;-). 

Unfortunately, that's what keep Management busy & happy - and if it 
worked for Henry Ford 100 years ago, then it has better be made to work 
for software too.



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