Need ideas for project

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Feb 18 03:27:50 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-11 at 10:08 -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> As for Matt's superlifter suggestion, that's quite a long-term project.
> Anytime that you start a code-base over again, you will spend a lot of
> time working through areas that were already solved in the old code, and
> revisiting the bugs of the past (since all new code is buggy, and the
> reasons for why some things are done in certain ways are not always
> obvious or well documented).

Good point.  But I would argue that if the reasons are not obvious, then
they ought to be documented so that people will not reintroduce bugs
while maintaining or extending the existing codebase.


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