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Re: [XP] Re: When to refactor?

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  • Shane Mingins
    ... I m confused. Why of course it takes 10 days anyway . Was the story to big to estimate in the first place? Were 9 days spent drinking? ???? Cheers Shane
    Message 1 of 72 , Aug 31, 2005
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      On 9/1/05, Uberto Barbini <uberto@...> wrote:
      >
      > Let's say we have now two stories to implement.
      > First one 10 days, second one 1 day... mmmh, forget the first one I
      > want the second one only!
      > But of course it takes 10 days anyway.
      >
      > I'm not tring to make a point here or whatever, just exchanging
      > experiences.

      I'm confused. Why "of course it takes 10 days anyway". Was the story to big
      to estimate in the first place? Were 9 days spent drinking? ????
      Cheers
      Shane


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    • Uberto Barbini
      ... mauve ... Yes, we ask and write it down. Anyway they don t ask never the same thing again. They have enough imagination! ;)) Bye Uberto
      Message 72 of 72 , Sep 2, 2005
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        > I ask the customer to ask himself, "What's the good business reason for
        > doing this?" Of course, he already knows to do this, but I want to get
        > at the business reason for such a request, so we can write the story
        > that way. This saves us from later asking, "Why did I want this in
        mauve
        > again?!"

        Yes, we ask and write it down. Anyway they don't ask never the same
        thing again. They have enough imagination! ;))

        Bye Uberto
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