[FoRK] Engineering rules of thumb and Amazon's HQ2 effort

Sean Conner sean at conman.org
Wed Sep 13 13:51:07 PDT 2017


It was thus said that the Great Joseph S. Barrera III once stated:
> > Back to working on software which is likely to last a substantially shorter
> > time...
> 
> The secret to writing long-lasting software? Write a crappy prototype that
> you'd be ashamed to put your name to.

  My "proof-of-concept" program was live, in production, for over a month
before I found out about it.

  -spc (Oh crap!  Oh crap!  Oh crap!)



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