good code is legacy code upon instantiation

This is a pretty good post (rambling, but give it some license):

http://programmingisterrible.com/post/139222674273/write-code-that-is-easy-to-delete-not-easy-to

I got there from here, also a decent read:

https://medium.com/@rdsubhas/10-modern-software-engineering-mistakes-bc67fbef4fc8

I think the first one gets across what I was going for with “Write Once, Copy Once, Refactor Once” more effectively and with an increased breadth of vision beyond the scope of what I was considering. The ideas and arguments in each should be balanced against one’s innate desire to build a temple — after all, life under any lone paradigm of thought is abominable tyranny. 🙂

In other news, wow, it is snowing a lot today.

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