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Couldn't agree with you more. I get the impression that a lot of people in this thread have never worked on behemoth, million-line enterprise code bases. Cognitively speaking, 4 nested thousand-line function calls is equally as bad as 15 nested 10-line function calls.

> In code as in life, all in moderation.

Beautifully said. Both methods (procedural vs. object oriented) give you different ways to shoot yourself in the foot. Instead of picking one or the other, it's more important to manage the scope at which your project grows. You have to avoid falling into the traps of each style.




Wait, you are comparing 4000 lines of code to 150 lines of code? How does that make sense?

If you modify your example to 400 nested 10-line function calls, how does that change your comparison?




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