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answered Was .NET's IObserver<T> intended for subscribing to multiple IObservables?
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comment Estimated work remaining doesn't get lower
For political reasons, maybe try putting feature changes down as separate items. Then rather than saying "this feature initially needed 3 days, and after 42 days of work it now needs 11 days" you can say "this feature was estimated at 3 days, and completed in 4. Version 2 was estimated at 5 days and took 5 days. Currently versions 6, 7, 11, and 14 have bugs requiring an estimated 6 total days and version 19 is on day 7 (of 9 estimated) but looks like it will need 4 to finish".
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comment How could an expert system get some meaning from a sentence?
Right. But if you're writing an expert system, presumably you know that. You pretty much need to, to write the system. So, what are you asking? How to write an A.I. that can determine the formula for how adding resources to real world projects will affect the completion date?
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comment How could an expert system get some meaning from a sentence?
Processing the language is hard. Having a formula for each of your two cases isn't hard. Say, TimeToComplete=BaseTimeToComplete/(SquareRoot(NumberOfProgrammers)). Or whatever you've determined it is.
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comment OPTION STRICT set to off
I just recently was working on a single form (similar situation to yours) and spent 3 hours fixing all the resulting compiler errors - without finishing the whole form. I'm staying OPTION STRICT off for the time being, annoying as it is.
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