[FoRK] Enterprise software development: Do we have an age problem?

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Mon May 24 21:28:38 PDT 2010


--- On Mon, 5/24/10, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:

> >
> > Good points. So they like notoriety, cherry-picking
> simple, or at least non-complex, apps and don't like to deal
> with people or problems or people's problems. Like to avoid
> the challenges of major complexity, the need for reliability
> and really serious problem-solving.
> 
> I can safely say that anyone who thinks that delivering world-class
> end-user facing software is easy and does not require serious problem
> solving has never delivered world-class end-user facing software. :)
> 

Yes, you would be perfectly safe in saying that, Luis. 

> 
> (And to think that when I re-subscribed I thought I promised myself
> I'd stay out of the flamewars...)
> 

No fear. That was typed with my tongue firmly planted in my cheek. When he spoke of being able to simply walk away from vexatious customers I couldn't just give him a walk, could I?  ;)

       ...ken...





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