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The reason it’s pragmatic is due to how systems are designed to begin with, it’s not what you want.

We know what the state is right after the command for an undetermined amount of time, but we have no knowledge of what’s changing it. Why not cover that? There’s no reason not to other than it hasn’t been worked on enough. Consider a database schema migration, there’s a reason those are not idempotent, you know each state. Seems quite solvable.




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