[cc-licenses] Founders as a module? was Re: Getting to Version 3.0

Evan Prodromou evan at prodromou.name
Fri May 26 10:02:40 EDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-25-05 at 20:03 -0400, Greg London wrote:

> You can either get a small number of people to work
> a large number of hours to get N hours
> 
> p * H = N
> 
> or you can get a large number of people to work small
> numbers of hours to get N hours total.
> 
> P * h = N


Kind of like how one woman makes a baby in 9 months, so 9 women can make
a baby in one month? B-)

This is the mythical man-month fallacy; communications and
organizational overhead between people takes a significant toll in terms
of effort after p = 1.

~Evan


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