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I think this comic is perfect

fred rosenberger
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I have thought all these things at various times.


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Bear Bibeault
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Yes. A thousand times yes.


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Mohamed Sanaulla
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Same here, and when it comes to years old code, ah it's so much tiring.


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John Jai
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I am currently assigned one such work... I have proposed to rewrite the entire functionality rather than fix the project for requirements change... The code works good... but terribly written for human understanding.
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John Jai wrote:The code works good... but terribly written for human understanding.

That means that the code just "works", but not "works good".
Chris Baron
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One panel missing though. An overburdened sign post pointing to too many places with almost identical names.
 
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