----- Original Message -----
From: <steven.ryan@denso.com.au>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2001 11:20 PM
Subject: RE: Two persons per product"

> If I could use an analogy here (I know it's always risky doing
this, but I
> feel it is valid), if we equate programming to painting (start
with a blank
> canvas, working to a goal that is only in our imagination at the
moment), I
> see the only real way a 'tag team' programming development can
work is if
> you have a  basic 'paint by numbers' scenario, where purely
technical skill
> is involved, without imagination (or even understanding of where
we will
> end up).  If, however, you need something with a bit of
imagination, then
> the rotating programmers would lead to something like a
collaboration
> between Picasso and Van Gough - fine individually but a mess
when combined.

and I chose the same metaphor in my post, apparently written about
the same time as yours.

I agree with you.

Brad Jensen
elstore.com
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