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RE: XP and fruit-picking (was Re: is that a fork in the road?)
- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Marcus Carr <email@example.com>, David Megginson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 09:24:41 -0600
Methods don't fail, Marcus. Projects and
companies do. Individuals are absorbed
by the winners. Is XP a fad? Sort of.
It is mostly a shortcut. Having seen the
other extremes of structured design, the
sweet spot is somewhere in the middle,
and that is where most of us find ourselves.
Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
From: Marcus Carr [mailto:email@example.com]
I know a few good people who regard XP highly, so I'm loathe to have much
of a kick at it. That said though, to the uninitiated, XP sounds like a
snazzy name on a methodology that that has failed time and time