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(Replaced "continuous rewrites" with "repeated rewrites". Surely a continuous re-write is a refactoring and is good?)
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A rewrite is a harsh way to improve a software program, by scrapping the old source and replacing it with a better, cleaner or faster way.
 
A rewrite is a harsh way to improve a software program, by scrapping the old source and replacing it with a better, cleaner or faster way.
  
Continuous rewrites are a serious menace to the success of the project, as they may indicate there is not a clear set goal or the developer is perfecting the game more than he should.
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Repeated rewrites are a serious menace to the success of the project, as they may indicate there is not a clear set goal or the developer is perfecting the game more than he should.
  
 
== Project rewrite count ==
 
== Project rewrite count ==

Revision as of 00:12, 31 January 2007

A rewrite is a harsh way to improve a software program, by scrapping the old source and replacing it with a better, cleaner or faster way.

Repeated rewrites are a serious menace to the success of the project, as they may indicate there is not a clear set goal or the developer is perfecting the game more than he should.

Project rewrite count

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