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RE: [epf-dev] OpenUP Summary Graphic


Im not sure if it's a word or not :)

But I agree that it would be useful to show a build output from the
micro-increment level.


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Hi Ben

I have finally had the chance to look at the graphic properly
(blackberry's are great for some things and not for others).

I think that the changes you have shown seem good IMHO - they do seem
cosmetic in terms of the intent of the original diagram but I completely
understand that they may make the diagram more acceptable to mechanical
engineers :-)

As per previous discussion on this thread, I think we should consider
adding a build product to the micro-increment - something that
represents a build similar to an integration stream / nightly build idea
of course, rather than a shippable build. In principal, this too could
be "demo-able"
(is that a real word?).



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Hi all

We have been speaking with various customers about EPF and OpenUP.

We have received feedback that the main OpenUP graphic (the cogs) is
distracting because:

- it uses a mechanical metaphor to illustrate an integrated process, yet
the mechanics do not mesh
- there is no way that the two cogs could actually mesh
- the elongated tooth on the iteration cog is odd
- these issues distract from the conceptual message being conveyed

I have attached a modified version - this is just an example of how the
deficiencies in the graphic could be addressed - the graphic should be
corrected properly by someone with better photoshop skills :)

(Embedded image moved to file: pic05831.jpg)cid:752485009@10102007-10D6



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