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Never mind!

The rewrite was cancelled.

This is in part because of cost, and also because the client involved are, in the long term, including the functionality in their SAP "solution".

I could rant for several megabytes about how this is a silly desicion, but it was made so far above my head I can't even see it from here. Seems like that's always the case when SAP is involved.

So, after spending roughly €20.000 on something it's being scrapped, and some SAP consultant will implement it (sort of, anyway) in their way, and bill €1.000.000. Yep, makes perfect business sense for…

Can I just do my job?

One thing I've learned over the last few months is that nothing happens quickly or easily in a company of over 125.000 people.

My rewrite effort has been bogged down in security certifications and other time-consuming stuff, so I've been unable to sit down and do much actual code.
In stead, I've been reading Modern Perl again, and trying to wrap my head around PCI security standards compliance, and reading a whole stack of blogs and books about Perl…

About Demonen

user-pic I'm just a lowly software developer in a huuuuuge company, and I try to do my part. Cog in the machine!