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Re: [extremeperl] Book: Higher Order Perl

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  • Rob Nagler
    ... Does the generative tool automatically compute the boundary conditions? ... What do you mean by better job ? Done faster? Higher quality? Rob
    Message 1 of 58 , Mar 29, 2005
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      Shae Matijs Erisson writes:
      > I also use HUnit, but I don't think that single-case unit testing is as
      > powerful as generative testing.

      Does the generative tool automatically compute the boundary
      conditions?

      > And I choose Haskell because I am convinced I can do a better job for my
      > clients with Haskell than I can with other languages I have used.
      > I mostly get paid to write Python for Zope/Plone, but I do use Haskell when the
      > language of implementation is not important to my clients.
      > (Including unit tests for Zope using Haskell's XmlRpc library.)

      What do you mean by "better job"? Done faster? Higher quality?

      Rob
    • Tom Vilot
      ... Wait. That sounds like Rob .... ;c) (kidding) ... Wait. That *also* sounds like Rob ... ... (not kidding!)
      Message 58 of 58 , Apr 8, 2005
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        Greg C wrote:

        >
        >
        > Consider: projects A and B have identical goals. In project A, you
        > have free
        > rein in your choice of software and hardware tools. However, the
        > manager sets
        > arbitrary deadlines, likes to stand behind people and criticize their
        > code as
        > they type,


        Wait. That sounds like Rob ....
        ;c) (kidding)

        > On project B, the choice of langauge and hardware are made for you and
        > there's
        > only one computer per two programmers. On the other hand, the manager
        > sees his
        > people as people, negotiates requirements and schedules on a realistic
        > basis,
        > trusts his people, follows a set of best practices (be it XP or some
        > other) and
        > chases everyone out of the office at 5:30.


        Wait. That *also* sounds like Rob ...

        :c)

        (not kidding!)
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