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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...
 

Regarding your first point, I'm reminded of Jack Diederich's talk "Stop Writing Classes" where he says: we don't ship code, we ship features.

He also says "I hate code and I want as little of it as possible in our product" :)

 

I'm sure he'd appreciate that my book What is Programming? starts out by looking at users and understanding features, not even getting to code until about half way through. :)

Yes, we have to learn that code is a tool, it is not the product.

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