Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
There's more than one way to do things
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Ninja style coding... is it bad?

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Sep 04, 2004 at 11:32 UTC ( #388492=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Ninja style coding... is it bad?
in thread Ninja style coding... is it bad?

With large projects working on each others code is essential. Programmers cant just drop their current project to fix a few minor thinkos in their code that are causing someone else problems. Programmers leave (and then become the instant cause of every bug and failure in the system :-) programmers drop projects, etc. While sometimes it rankles when it happens to your own code because you would have fixed it differently/better the fact is its almost inevitable with large code bases.

A good example is PM. The code base here has had many authors, we cant stand around waiting for those authors to show up to fix bugs or extend the code. If they are here and can do the work needed then fine, otherwise the work must get done.


---
demerphq

    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
    -- Gandhi



Comment on Re^2: Ninja style coding... is it bad?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://388492]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others perusing the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-08-01 08:16 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My favorite superfluous repetitious redundant duplicative phrase is:









    Results (257 votes), past polls