Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Sep 2012 23:25 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
General Development "Having read this, one realization is that better code often means less code. I don't think about lines of code exactly, or something similarly stupid, but in terms of meaningful code. However, argument for less code isn't about making code as compact as possible, avoid redundancy, etc. The argument is about not writing code at all whenever reasonable or possible. Should we focus on deciding what should and what should not built instead of polishing our software development craft then? Yes and no. Yeah, I know. Exactly the kind of answer you expected, isn’t it? Anyway, you can't answer this question meaningfully without a context."
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RE[3]: Eloquence
by Laurence on Fri 28th Sep 2012 06:10 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Eloquence"
Laurence
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shorter code != maintainable code.


Hell, no. Or yes ?! Your point is to general. I'm sure any decent programmer wrote code that proves your point correct and also wrong.
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Which is exactly what I said.

Edited 2012-09-28 06:13 UTC

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