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Code may be necessary to write software, but it's still a liability. All else being equal, accomplishing a task in n lines of code is worse than accomplishing it in n - 1 lines.

That's where those aphorisms come from. No code runs faster than no code! No code has fewer bugs than no code! No code is easier to understand than no code!




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