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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Digest Number 637

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  • J. B. Rainsberger
    ... Well, do keep in mind that the OP mentioned a /religious/ association that might lead to offence being taken. We can all agree that those associations are
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 25, 2004
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      Gary F wrote:

      > --- Jeff Sutherland <jeff.sutherland@...> wrote:
      >
      >>On Pigs and Chickens. This was a joke Ken Schwaber told in a Scrum
      >>one
      >>day to illustrate a point. Now it has achieved the status of an urban
      >>legend! Trying to stamp it out just feeds an undying flame.
      >
      > If I might chime in on this particular point, it's an old joke. I
      > first heard it when working on an SEPG at DEC, which makes it at least
      > as far back as 1995, probably several years earlier. And I doubt it
      > was new at the time.
      >
      > While the comments about cultural interpretations of metaphors are
      > valid, I can't imagine anyone taking offense at it, and I'm amazed it
      > has provoked this much discussion.

      Well, do keep in mind that the OP mentioned a /religious/ association
      that might lead to offence being taken. We can all agree that those
      associations are generally very emotionally charged.
      --
      J. B. Rainsberger,
      Diaspar Software Services
      http://www.diasparsoftware.com :: +1 416 791-8603
      Let's write software that people understand
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