re: Is “Defensive Programming” actually healthy? VIEW POST

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re: When I review pull requests I like to make my comments open ended. "What do you think about...", "Do you see a benefit with...", "How difficult wou...
 

That’s a great idea. I’ve always appreciated the Socratic method. Question for you: does this work well for you in remote teams? I feel like this might work better as an in person code review. I say this because questions can be perceived as passive aggressive in text.

 

I work almost entirely remote and most of the people I work with are non native English speakers. So it definitely works but you are absolutely right. I make sure to go out of my way to prevent a accidental passive aggressive tone.

Yea totally. Remote working is a skill unto itself.

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