[TUHS] Comments on "C"

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 08:24:15 AEST 2016


On 2 September 2016 at 17:23, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
[...]
> I think I saw that in CACM: "Prepare to throw out half your code, because
> you will anyway".

There is Brook's law: Plan to throw one away, you will anyways [MMM
Chapt. 11].  (There is also Writh's advice not to be afraid of tossing
it and starting again) but I do'nt recall the 50% rule.


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