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Espen Harlinn wrote:
Agree, but then those moments without interruption isn't something you usually get during "working hours".

..there's usually a time-sheet, and most managers get the hint if it contains more items labelled "(internal) support" than "writing code".
 
Espen Harlinn wrote:
We're discussing this with some regularity at work

Most workplaces aren't a democracy, and most of the time a manager wants to be able to "walk in and talk". Combine that with a semi-helpdesk function where customers call at random moments, and your productivity drops rapidly.
 
Easy solution; hire someone cheap to handle the calls, let the manager aggregate his things for the planned meeting. That's obviously more expensive than crippling a programmers' productivity, and hence, not an option.
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