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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: OT: Building software not like building a house?

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  • George Dinwiddie
    ... I agree with you. So much so that I was delighted to find an instance of refactoring when my house was built.
    Message 1 of 32 , Jun 28, 2008
      Petri Heiramo wrote:
      > Hi Jo,
      >
      >> A little off topic, but does anyone have anything that shows how
      >> software development is different to building a house?
      >
      > I'm the first to point out how different software development is from
      > other engineering professions. I dislike most comparisons, but I also
      > think that there are some interesting ones that can be made.

      I agree with you. So much so that I was delighted to find an instance
      of refactoring when my house was built.
      http://blog.gdinwiddie.com/2007/12/25/refactoring-a-house/


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    • George Dinwiddie
      ... I agree with you. So much so that I was delighted to find an instance of refactoring when my house was built.
      Message 32 of 32 , Jun 28, 2008
        Petri Heiramo wrote:
        > Hi Jo,
        >
        >> A little off topic, but does anyone have anything that shows how
        >> software development is different to building a house?
        >
        > I'm the first to point out how different software development is from
        > other engineering professions. I dislike most comparisons, but I also
        > think that there are some interesting ones that can be made.

        I agree with you. So much so that I was delighted to find an instance
        of refactoring when my house was built.
        http://blog.gdinwiddie.com/2007/12/25/refactoring-a-house/


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        * George Dinwiddie * http://blog.gdinwiddie.com
        Software Development http://www.idiacomputing.com
        Consultant and Coach http://www.agilemaryland.org
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