[openbeos] Re: R2 on our machines before R1

  • From: "John M. Gabriele" <jandl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 09:45:33 EST

>> <quote>
>> I have a strong feeling that OBOS R2 will arrive before R1. Why? It 
>> is
>> common knowledge that the last 10% of code takes 90% of the 
>> developers time.
>> ...
>> </quote>
>> [snip]
>No, sorry, that's stupid - the last 10% usually also take much time 
>because the other 90% don't make a complete product. [snip]

I think I see a distinction here: the last 10% of finishing a normal
software product, vs. the last, maybe, 2% of getting the BC right.

I'd guess it's that last 2% that will take the most,.. (to quote
osnews-poster Greg) "testicular fortitude".

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