Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Sometimes you encounter some questionable code and you wonder: "What idiot wrote this?" So you `git blame` and you find out "Oh, I'm that idiot."





I have been in this situation and tried to remember what was going on while I wrote the questionable code. It frequently came down to a day full of interruptions and context switching. Also motivation plays a tremendous role, I know that whenever I have to work on a code base I don’t understand and don’t want to have anything to do with it long term, it ruins my ability to focus.



Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: