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re: Non-intuitive: There's generally no correlation between amount of code and usefulness to a user. There is however a definite correlation between am...
 

Reminds me of a quote (reformatted):

Goal of programmers is to ship, on time, on budget. It’s not “to produce code.”

IMO most modern C++ proponents:
1) overassign importance to source code, over
2) compile times, debugability, cognitive load for new concepts and extra complexity, project needs, et cetera

2 is what matters.

~ Christer Ericson

 

Isn't the importance of the code what helps ensure all that stuff under 2?

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