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Re^4: Modernizing the Postmodern Language?

by Fletch (Chancellor)
on Jul 02, 2020 at 14:40 UTC ( #11118818=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Modernizing the Postmodern Language?
in thread Modernizing the Postmodern Language?

If $boss is inclined to rewrite existing code over making (relatively) small changes you might need to whack him with a copy of Brooks (ISBN 9780201835953) a few times . . .

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Re^5: Modernizing the Postmodern Language?
by jcb (Priest) on Jul 02, 2020 at 22:34 UTC

    That is not as unreasonable as it sounds — small changes here, small changes there, repeated enough, could add up to a complete rewrite. A reasonable manager could legitimately worry about a repeat of the PHP 5 fiasco.

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