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Now the question is, who's smarter, some punk kid, or the guy who wrote some code that is still running, still doing its job, still making money for the firm, 20 or 30 years later?

Because that's what "legacy" code is, if it wasn't doing something vitally important, it could just be deleted. It's not shit, it's the family heirlooms!




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