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> "The purpose of software engineering is to control complexity, not to create it." Dr. Pamela Zave

Them: We need to add this feature for completeness.

Me: We do not need that feature to ship and make money.

Them: If we don't we're creating technical debt!

Me: You want to create a feature that needs to be maintained that isn't used in production. That's worse.

Them: It won't be finished until this feature is added.

Me: The program will never be finished.

Them: You're being unnecessarily difficult.

^^ conversation last week.




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