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Yes, but engineering is cheaper than running after real-time problems.



Now we get to the technical debt debate. Sometimes, you have to make good decisions now instead of perfect decisions later. The market doesn't care how elegant your code is.


No debate, I agree with everything you have said. But sometimes you have to clean that garbage up because it does matter to the market.


The market cares about uptime, and cost relative to return.

Perfect should never be the enemy of the good.


> Perfect should never be the enemy of the good.

Only in a world where resources are infinite does this work.




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