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I cut my coding teeth in assembly, followed by FORTRAN IV and a smattering of Apple, Commodire, and TI BASIC (with their gosubs and peek/pokes). I've worked with real spaghetti code.

What most people call spaghetti code these days is just code. Useful programs are complex and have complex code. Modern software might be difficult to follow, espcially if you're at an amateur or junior level (which is probably 80% of the people out there reading code, cf. Dunning-Kreuger). It's not generally spaghetti.

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