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It's important to differentiate the general concept of "Good Enough" as in "that's good enough" from the software engineering approach that, while coined from the same term, is surprisingly more formalized around balancing risk/effort vs. achieving perfection



Agreed. I think scientists and software engineers can really teach each other quite a bit. So I'd love to see a day whereby the phrase is more often used in science to mean making defensible trade-offs rather than achieving basic competency.




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