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Alice And The Legacy System

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Alice And The Legacy System - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #dedication, #work ethic, #boredom, #overwork, #time

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Alice: Does it bother you to work on the old legacy system when the rest of us are doing exciting new things? Wally: I leave work at 4 p.m. every day. Wally: How about you? Alice: Squatters keep moving into my house.

How Long For New Feature

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How Long For New Feature - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #laziness, #excuse, #legacy, #deception, #engineer, #programmer

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Tina: How long would it take to add that feature to the legacy system? Wally: That depends. When will the new system replace the legacy system? Tina: In six months. Wally: The new feature would take seven months.

Add Feature To Legacy System

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Add Feature To Legacy System - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Tags #legacy, #development, #change, #obstinacy, #engineers, #stalemate

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Man: Wally, I need you to add a feature to the legacy system while we wait for the new software to go live. Wally: My job is to prevent people such as you from adding features to our legacy system. Man: But it's my job to make you do it. Wally: One of us has a terrible job.