re: Is Why more important than How? VIEW POST

re: Why is the most important. In 6 months nobody cares about the how. If it was made you can see what it does. But not why is does this. In software d...

I think you made a great point here. The how is automatically recorded by the implementation and that is the only useful way of tracking it and make sure it stays relevant. On the contrary, the why is hardly recorded and is harder to keep track of. Keeping track of the why might help deciding whether the current how is no longer relevant or not effective at delivering the originally intended value.
Thank you for your take on this 🙇

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