[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?  ;)


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