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Re: Sprint mechanics

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  • Deb
    btw: at least we got our design notes down to digital photos of whiteboards, scanned handwriting, and graphic scribble capture (new high-tech term) in Word,
    Message 1 of 11 , Jan 27, 2005
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      btw: at least we got our design notes down to digital photos of
      whiteboards, scanned handwriting, and graphic scribble capture (new
      high-tech term) in Word, using a cool mouse-pen from Finger systems.
      deb

      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, "Deb" <deborah@h...> wrote:
      >
      > Ron:
      >
      > --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Ron Jeffries
      > <ronjeffries@X...> wrote:
      > > On Wednesday, January 26, 2005, at 9:21:27 AM, Deb wrote:
      > >
      > > > (Yes, we have filed notes. It's not an XP shop).
      > >
      > > Why are these two independent ideas on one line
      >
      > When I worked on a Java team with XP practices, some of our doc
      came
      > from the code, as Together/J diagrams, Javadoc, etc. If one needed
      a
      > particular sequence diagram, we could generate it quickly. We
      always
      > knew that such doc was up-to-date. We also used "metaphor" type
      docs,
      > that aged more gracefully than design notes. Non-XP shops also use
      > these practices, of course, perhaps this is what you are referring
      > to. My bad.
      >
      > Our shop wasn't using all the Agile best practices, inside our
      > Sprints. But you've got to start somewhere! So we had a certain
      > amount of (quickly obsolete) papertrail documentation, which had to
      > suffice. My preference would have been to throw many of them away
      at
      > the end of a Sprint, but we weren't there yet.
      >
      > > and in parens? :)
      >
      > An aside, off the main topic of my post: because on this scrum
      list,
      > sometimes, people assume that Scrum = XP, whereas Scrum+XP is only
      > one (good) option. Just thought I'd nip that one in the bud to keep
      > traffic down. I see it didn't work, anyway :-)
      >
      > deb
      >
      > >
      > > Ron Jeffries
      > > www.XProgramming.com
      > > Hope is not a strategy. -- Michael Henos
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