So it’s your position that we should do crap work to meet unrealistic deadlines.
You are a fool. Don’t you dare call yourself an engineer.
And cutting corners had nothing to do with this. It took more time to rewrite the Django to his own muddled thinking than it would have taken to fix my minor syntax errors, which was all I asked him to do. That would have been 1–2 minutes.
And in an astonishing turn of events. You have completely missed the point, which was that he changed the API behavior without communicating the fact to anyone. Any code consuming this call would have been written with the expectation of 200/206/204/500. Not only did he not communicate it, he would not respond to questions about it.
He was a total asshole.
Of the development group I was the only native English speaker; all the others managed to speak softly and clearly, stressing correct syllables. Not him. “Chrome conSOLE.” L had a very irritating voice, spoke very loudly, and was hard to understand. And he routinely lost track on discussion and had to be brought back.