Penguin: I had a lot of time to kill in the slammer - that's what we call the zoo - so I started reading. Matthews, Perec, Queneau... and then I started writing.


or, if you have empathy for the constraints under which the original developers were working, and compassion for your own struggle to read code, most legacy code reveals itself as not actually garbage made by jerks

the underrated feature of legacy code is that it's someone else's fault, whereas when you write new code it's your fault

the ๐–”๐–š๐–—๐–”๐–‡๐–”๐–—๐–”๐–˜, ancient engima, archetype of our unconscious



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