Have you ever boiled a pile of fresh spinach? Try it sometime – one year we grew spinach in our garden, and it yielded a small pan-worth.* We cooked it on the stove, and our whole season’s yield boiled down to literally about one little spoonful each. (But what a fresh and delicious spoonful!)
In the same way, it seems to me that what we’ve been discussing here boils down to a surprisingly small thing rather than a multifaceted, complex set of things:
To do their job well, developers need to be trusted and given flexibility.
May it soon be so here.
*If pan-worth does not yet appear at dictionary.com, would someone please add it for me? :)