Appendix D. Obsolete Appendix: (was: Why Should I Care What Color the Bikeshed Is?)

This appendix used to contain the complete text of Poul-Henning Kamp's famous "bikeshed" post, an excerpt from which appears in Chapter 6, Communications). It is an eloquent disquisition on what tends to go wrong in group discussions, but to save space I no longer include it as an appendix in this book. You can view the original post in its mailing list archive but for easy linking, you can also point people to bikeshed.com. Or blue.bikeshed.com, or yellow.bikeshed.com, or teal.bikeshed.com, or mauve.bikeshed.com, or tope.bikeshed.com, or...