Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Walk the walk - it's different

Deborah Hartmann is using Ron Jeffries' quote at the foot of her e-mail.

"My advice is to do it by the book,
get good at the practices,
then do as you will.
Many people want to skip to step three.
How do they know? " -- Ron Jeffries

I like it.
I don't like people who make a judgment of something they never practiced only by reading about it or even just by hearing about it. For example, I don't like people who criticize Agile software development practices simply because those practices sound unfamiliar to them.

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