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Re^3: Basic Coding Tips: Parsimonious Parameterization

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Feb 19, 2005 at 01:52 UTC ( #432604=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Basic Coding Tips: Parsimonious Parameterization
in thread Basic Coding Tips: Parsimonious Parameterization

Superfluous status flags are those which can readily be inferred from the rest of an object's state. They denormalize the data structure (in relational database terms) and the additional code required to update them in sync with the actual data violates the Once And Only Once principle.

Makeshifts last the longest.


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