I hope he does well.
And I hope that he does good, too.
Reading comprehension fail. Dries is saying that they will not develop new features if they have 15 critical bugs - they will keep the count beneath the stated number. They are doing this so that "at most the release is only 15 critical bugs away from being ready"
The new features are more important than bug free code.
What was stated in the article is the exact inverse of the problem you are claiming. They are stating that they will stop new feature development if there are more than 15 critical bugs. Their statement is about bug-free code being more important than new features.
The only people in the US that will be able to see it live in Alaska - likely an extremely insignificant portion of the
On behalf of the Alaskans who are a part of the
If it makes you feel any better, our weather here in Anchorage will not likely permit viewing, either
Eight hours a day, five days a week was good enough for illiterate industrial workers doing manual labor when it was invented 150 years ago. I see no reason it shouldn't be a perfect fit for highly educated software engineers in 2010!!
Wait, you get to work with highly educated software engineers? Lucky
As to the guys being merciless killing machines, I doubt it. However, they are showing some (expected but disturbing) callous behavior.
Again, my issue is not that war should be pretty and full of sunshine and puppies, but that our leaders need to be honest with us, especially when asked directly. Fear of losing public support, as happened in Vietnam, is not a sufficient reason as far as I am concerned.
...though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"