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Super Lloyd wrote:
Developers are well known (with some nervousness in some circle) as people who love to refactor old code (I do love to axe old stuff meself), but it's always obtuse management who come with "don't change what is working!
Why replace something that's not broken? That's a risk, often without benefits, just new bugs. Meaning more costs, not income.

Super Lloyd wrote:
Btw, can you fix bug 634523776 in that code?
That's what pays the bills, innit?

Super Lloyd wrote:
"why did you change all of that? can't you just add a couple more if statements in this 3,000 lines long method?"
..I don't do methods that don't fit on A4 if printed.

Long methods make stuff complicated. Obfuscating makes it harder to maintain and debug, adding more costs and risks. It needs to be simple enough so that anyone new on the team can understand it, even if they had a previous career in management Smile | :)
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