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Greg Utas14-Dec-20 2:50
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KateAshman15-Dec-20 5:22
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I used to do R&D and some consultancy for a small firm, mostly for idiot bosses that didn't understand anything beyond billing people.

One time, my boss handed me a "ready-to-go" project from "a really disruptive young developer" with the intent of having me do some minor visual tweaks and general QA.
The project consisted out of a painstaking manual recreation of an existing proprietary UI, some GPL-3 source code, and 1 major project under a very dubious "you now owe us 10.000" custom license.

My boss eluded that "he gave the developer a picture of the original software, so he would know what to build" and basically considered the entire thing a new and original work.
Because he had asked a guy to build it for him.
The stupidity of some people. Hmmm | :|
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GeneralThose Autonomous Emergency Braking systems they fit to new cars really work! Pin
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Do you feel you fully understand the vision and purpose of the software project you're working on?
Sure you can be told the "what", but do you have the "why"?
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