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GeneralRe: Dafuk Juss Happened ? Pinmemberloctrice2-Feb-13 4:56 
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loctrice wrote:
putting them off so you can do something else.

Isn't that exactly what you're supposed to do? Answer the question and then get back to coding. If the boss believes in sugarcoating communication with clients, he should place a buffer between the developer and the client, i.e. you give your boss the short answer and then get back to coding while he figures out how to sugarcoat.
 
Also, I find that I (and I suspect this is true for many programmers) take significantly longer than most people to write an email if it needs to contain any sort of fluff. This makes it doubly bad to let the developer directly answer the client: you waste development time on an answer that your boss and the client is unhappy about anyway.
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