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Reading Between the Lines

This is a true story related to me a few years ago.  My friend was working for a software contractor on a project for a large technology giant.  The technology giant is wedded to the idea that the value of software is directly related to the number of lines — which is crazy.  Most of us stopped counting lines decades ago, but here is a shocking example of what can happen if you don’t understand what your client thinks is valuable. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 31, 2012 in Coding, practice

 

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