From: Aaron Trevena <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>I did a little pair programming at emap - I probably wasn't doing it
>tho'. even so we did get thru the hard bits quicker and could split
>do the easy stuff. I think it made a difference but then I was mostly
>being a backseat coder so either we did okay or stuart was very
How did you establish who would make good pairings? Was it done by
trying to place two equals or was it done more on a mentoring level of
a very experienced coder and a less experienced one? (I've not read
that much on XP)
Has anyone who's used XP had a client that was willing to make an
employee available pretty much full time or was it more they come in
for a chunk of the afternoon three times a week? I have an issue with
the fact that clients will be willing to pay a member of staff to
spend all day in the consultants office in case they need to be asked
questions. I'm not saying its a bad thing to have someone on hand, I
can see its uses but from the clients point of view why not just have
contact by phone/email. That was the liaison has access to everyone in
his base office so he can resolve issues faster with more authority
than if he were in your offices. Also you have a paper trail of
requests, questions and responses.
Is the Monday night meeting still on for those of us who can't make
the lunch time one?
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