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RE: XP and fruit-picking (was Re: is that a fork in the road?)

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:mrc@allette.com.au]

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