Thursday, January 12, 2006

The evil that is "Just"

How many times have you heard the phrase Its "just" a quick change or it "only" needs a small tweak or any of the usual combination of diminuitives that are used to place pressure on a Developer to perform (quickly).
Signal vs Noise have been busy exposing this nonsense and Jamis has managed to crystallise this in an informed rant on the Evil that is Just.

"Just" so we can put the quick fix obsession in perspective, Eric Lippert explains "How many Microsoft employees does it take to change a lightbulb?"

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