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Fawad

Interesting. This might work for a one-man-army-permanent-job type situations or a greenfield project, but generally doesn't work for a freelancer/contractor working on an existing software/maintaining/rewriting or upgrading it. Besides, the client who's paying you doesn't really like if you shrug with an "uh I dunno" attitude. A rough idea is always appreciated by a client. A company coming to the client premises for a contracting business, giving an impression of having no idea about estimates, will be thanked and shown the door.
This is an ambitious stance at best, but like I said, it might work for permanent employees in a long-term job for number years. For others the article is very helpful.
Regards.