Some weeks ago I gave a talk at AgileDay.it
. My talk was about a weird experimental Kanban board, and the Leitmotiv
I used was around the differences between Principles and Rules. The topic was: we often learn methodologies mocking rules
(often, without getting the point) rather than trying to understand the principles behind them
. This bad habit sometimes leads us to take really dumb decisions
Well, if only I had seen then what I saw today, I would have used in my talk, since I think it would have been the perfect example.
See what I found in a recent production code.
Right now, it hangs on the wall of our open space, for all the developers to see.
Gian Marco Gherardi got the point, and commented it so:
Poor Dan North.
As the father of BDD he understandably commented: