On 10/3/06, David Gerard <dgerard(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I come out against excessive process quite a lot. Process is actually
important, though - else people haven't a *goddamn clue* which way is
up, and our bureaucracy is confusing enough to newbies. So it is
vitally important that process be shaped so that it is fit for mere
Thank you, David. This is a critical point for us all to remember.
Process, like so many things, is not inherently bad. It's the abuse of
process that causes problems.
However, as we fight excessive process and the abuse of process, we need to
retain process that helpful, especially for those who otherwise would not
know where to start or where to go next.