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You're being handed someone else's code to manage. What do you most hope for?

Survey period: 25 Apr 2022 to 2 May 2022

You probably want to choose them all, but you can only pick one. Assume the code is in a language and subject area you understand.
Comments and inline documentation to explain what's happening9215.46
Clear, clean, well-written code that's self explanatory28648.07
No critical security issues that will be a nightmare to fix223.70
Unit tests that cover everything important274.54
That it's written using a framework you understand335.55
Documentation: specs, requirements, goals, records of what decisions were made and why9015.13
The phone number of the person who originally wrote the code457.56

GeneralPreferably not spaghetti code Pin
Amarnath S28-Apr-22 7:45
professionalAmarnath S28-Apr-22 7:45 
GeneralRe: Preferably not spaghetti code Pin
Slacker00728-Apr-22 11:29
professionalSlacker00728-Apr-22 11:29 
GeneralThis should be multiple choice Pin
The Other John Ingram28-Apr-22 7:19
The Other John Ingram28-Apr-22 7:19 
GeneralNone of the above Pin
PIEBALDconsult28-Apr-22 3:24
professionalPIEBALDconsult28-Apr-22 3:24 
GeneralRe: None of the above Pin
Cpichols29-Apr-22 2:23
Cpichols29-Apr-22 2:23 
GeneralSpecification with comments is the most useful for me Pin
kurta99928-Apr-22 2:13
kurta99928-Apr-22 2:13 
GeneralThe phone number? Totally useless Pin
Nelek28-Apr-22 0:04
protectorNelek28-Apr-22 0:04 
GeneralRe: The phone number? Totally useless Pin
den2k8828-Apr-22 0:40
professionalden2k8828-Apr-22 0:40 
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GeneralRe: The phone number? Totally useless Pin
Nelek28-Apr-22 2:18
protectorNelek28-Apr-22 2:18 
GeneralRe: The phone number? Totally useless Pin
BryanFazekas29-Apr-22 2:26
BryanFazekas29-Apr-22 2:26 
GeneralAll of the above? Pin
OriginalGriff27-Apr-22 22:39
mvaOriginalGriff27-Apr-22 22:39 
GeneralProject documentation Pin
den2k8827-Apr-22 22:28
professionalden2k8827-Apr-22 22:28 
GeneralRe: Project documentation Pin
willichan29-Apr-22 5:29
professionalwillichan29-Apr-22 5:29 
GeneralI've been in this situation just last month... Pin
Sander Rossel27-Apr-22 22:17
professionalSander Rossel27-Apr-22 22:17 
GeneralRe: I've been in this situation just last month... Pin
Andreas Mertens29-Apr-22 4:43
professionalAndreas Mertens29-Apr-22 4:43 
GeneralRe: I've been in this situation just last month... Pin
Jacquers29-Apr-22 22:33
Jacquers29-Apr-22 22:33 

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