Monday, April 04, 2005

And a pony?

Dark software humor picked up off the XP group on Yahoo!:

and a pony
Common usage: "I want faster compiles, more hardware, and a pony."
Meaning: "I know I'll never get any of these things so why not add a pony to the list just to make myself feel better?"

Also happens when management wants to squeeze a #12 bag of features in a #10 slot of schedule, a ripe moment for story cards and the planning game.

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