re: Livable code, embrace the practical mess VIEW POST


Excellent article. I'm working on one right now and the question arose for me about too much cleanliness. It's an interesting balance, to share a technique about keeping code clean, but factoring in how that will actually play out in a mature code base or on a diverse team.


Thanks! I found more and more that when looking at code all I was thinking how it could be improved, cleaned and refactored. While it's great to have this awareness I think a key point in that balance is accepting the code base and not being ashamed of it.

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