Ciro Santilli
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It is impossible to predict how long it will take to do something | 🗖 nosplit | ↑ parent "Ciro Santilli's software engineering wisdom" | 63

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The trivial takes a few hours.
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The easy takes a week.
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And what seemed hard takes a few hours.
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As "deadlines" approach, feature sets get cut down, then there are delays, and finally a feasible feature set is delivered some time after the deadline.
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The only deadlines that can be met are those of tasks which have already been done but not announced.
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