[Pdx-pm] sneaking tests into work
chromatic at wgz.org
Wed Feb 21 10:11:22 PST 2007
On Wednesday 21 February 2007 08:17, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> The argument I like to use is that "non-productive" items like "commenting"
> or "indenting" or "version control" are not separate line items either.
> Why should testing be?
Because why would you write code that doesn't work? That's just silly. Don't
you know what it needs to do? What's all this "I'm done... I just need to
clean it up a little and test it" stuff? Either you're done or you're not.
Programmers tend to do a lousy job of actually communicating what it takes to
finish a feature. I wonder if we suffer from that when non-programmers
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