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143402Re: [XP] Re: Extreme Programming Explained (a review)

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  • George Dinwiddie
    Jul 2, 2008
      Matt wrote:
      > George,
      >
      >
      > --- In extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com, George Dinwiddie <lists@...>
      > wrote:
      >> Matt wrote:
      >>> Or the opinion of a very smart but arrogant programmer who doesn't
      > work
      >>> on software remotely related to business applications.
      >>>
      >>> Writing drivers and compilers etc for embedded systems probably
      > makes
      >>> you think you are smarter than everyone else. And less social. And
      >>> afraid of any change that means you have to learn anything outside
      > your
      >>> carefully defined realm of knowledge.
      >> Matt, I think you have unfairly maligned embedded and tool developers.
      >>
      >> - George
      >
      >
      > You are right. I work with one who happens to be one of the nicest and
      > most sociable guys I have ever met. And smart at the same time.
      >
      > I certainly didn't mean to over-generalize but that's exactly what I
      > did. I should have qualified that by saying that "writing drivers and
      > compiles... has made this guy..."
      >
      > Thanks for pointing out the error there George.

      Thanks. :-)

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