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Re: [XP] Disruptions

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  • Victor
    I agree, Ron. Good approach. This is a way of discovering unexpected pearls of wisdom. Victor ... From: Ron Jeffries To:
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      I agree, Ron. Good approach.
      This is a way of discovering unexpected pearls of wisdom.


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ron Jeffries" <ronjeffries@...>
      To: <extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 7:12 AM
      Subject: Re: [XP] Disruptions

      > On Saturday, October 1, 2005, at 6:41:08 AM, Donald Roby wrote:
      > > Communication is a rather important facet of XP in my understanding.
      > > Language and the meaning of words being quite important in human
      > > communication, I don't see a disruption. A bit of a drift certainly,
      > > when you get to debating prescription versus description, but is it
      > > really a major problem?
      > Don ... I quite agree ...
      > > Further, much of the discussion ensued from disagreements over the
      > > meaning of the word "refactoring". I think the usage of that word
      > > specifically is very much on-topic, and have enjoyed watching the
      > > discussion. I plan to contribute my two cents to that thread, though
      > > I'm so late joining, it may be somewhat redundant.
      > ... when we discover disagreements on the use of key terms in our
      > discipline, I think it's a good exercise to dig in and figure out
      > what each of us is seeing and not seeing.
      > For any topic here, some posters may be interested, and some may
      > not. My advice to folks who would like to see more material of a
      > given kind or style is to post more material of that kind, and to
      > participate actively enough to continue to shape the discussion if
      > it starts to get "off track" in their opinion.
      > Discussions here do sometimes go more deeply into "the whichness of
      > the why" than I personally care for, but I would not rule them out
      > of bounds: I trust that they'll die on their own. I am inclined to
      > moderate discussions that veer too strongly into the big three
      > trouble topics, Religion, S*x, or Politics, or that get too
      > acrimonious.
      > Ron Jeffries
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