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You are trying to solve the wrong problem.

Fine. We now have a way to rewrite software to be able to crash it immediately if a function is called incorrectly. We can't guarantee that the function works as documented, or that the caller understood the documentation and is calling the right function. We can't guarantee that caller or callee is writing to a spec that remotely resembles what the user thought would happen. And we don't have a solution for the problem where you get half of your code written and then find out that you need to change the spec.

The fact is that software development is all about management of complexity. Telling developers to accept a level of complexity across the board that may or may not help them much is more likely to compound the problem than to assist it.


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in thread Developer Accountability by cacharbe

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