I finished up my first draft and sent it off to the appropriate Architect for review. From now until the document is due, I'll be in draft-review-edit cycles. I know that my v-team 1 is above the glide path with open bugs we're trying to resolve before beta 3 escrow. I know the dev lead is busting his ass trying to resolve his bugs plus get some of the SWI bugs punted to a later release. I know the other guys on the v-team are overbooked and working hard to get the bugs resolved.
So, I decided, in a fit of rampant stupidity, to volunteer to take a bug or two to work on during my spare cycles. "Hey," I said to myself, "I'm just being a good team member."
I came in this morning to find myself the proud new owner of
No good deed goes unpunished, right?
At least I'll get a "Ship It!" award this time.
1 A v-team, or virtual team, is a team drawn from the pool of personnel to work on a particular project but not permanently re-organized into a group. My v-team dev lead won't conduct my HR review, for example, but my "real" dev lead will.