56605Re: [scrumdevelopment] Request for reference/reading material - Developer Stories
- Feb 21, 2013Hi Michael,On Feb 21, 2013, at 3:12 PM, Michael Wollin <yahoo@...> wrote:During the conversation, I quoted from memory something Ron once said, I think. It went something like this: I paid you for stories you said were done. Now you say they were not done. But I've already paid you for them, so why should I pay you again?Anyway, if there is such a formulation, can someone point me to it? Also, please point me to a good blog discussion or article that I can share with the team to reinforce the coaching on this point.I'm not sure I said it, though I probably did, I talk a lot. Kate Oneal said it for sure, in this story. An excerpt:The same thinking applies to cleaning up crappy code, maybe even more so, because that doesn't happen by accident, even if bugs do. (And bugs don't.)www.XProgramming.com
Ron JeffriesSometimes you just have to stop holding on with both hands, both feet, and your tail, to get someplace better.Of course you might plummet to the earth and die, but probably not: you were made for this.
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