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Re: Comments on the book

From: Adrian Howard <adrianh_at_quietstars.com>
Date: 2004-06-03 19:10:57 CEST

On 3 Jun 2004, at 17:28, Daragh Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> I can't tell you how many times that section of the book has been
>> shown to pointy-haired-bosses who freak at the concept of copy-
>> modify-merge. It's been exceedingly useful. A boss doesn't
>> want to hear that "copy-modify-merge is popular", they need to be
>> told why universal lock-modify-lock policies are harmful too.
>
> Having just gone through this, I would like to heartily agree. Thanks!
[snip]

Ditto. While I've not done it recently I have done it more than once.
With developers as well as PHBs.

A very useful section. A thank you to whoever wrote it.

Cheers,

Adrian

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