All things being prefect, it would good if the development staffs of
many companies were not out at TC140 when this happened.

Zac Bowling


On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 1:55 PM, JDG <ghil...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Agreed, but then they're probably aware of the situation and have made plans
> to mitigate if they're going to be attending TC140.
>
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 14:52, Caliban Darklock <cdarkl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 1:42 PM, JDG <ghil...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Why wouldn't said developer partners have updated their code 2 weeks ago
>> > when this was announced?
>>
>> Three reasons.
>>
>> A. Irresponsibility. Paying no attention to anything, they have no
>> clue this is happening and indeed will not even find out what's going
>> on until after it happens.
>>
>> B. Laziness. Knowing it is easier to fix something that has broken
>> than predict where something is going to break, they voluntarily
>> decided to let their application break and fix it then.
>>
>> C. Discipline. Having already fixed everything they thought was going
>> to break, they are standing by to make sure they didn't miss anything.
>>
>> Contrary to popular belief, option B is not necessarily bad. We'd all
>> prefer option C, and option A is clearly the Wrong Thing, but option B
>> is actually a smart response to some business conditions.
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