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Kode vicious

Removing Kode

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Dear KV,

Your columns often discuss issues that come up when adding new code, but when is the right time to remove a piece of code? I have been working on an enormous legacy code base and most of the questions that come up in our stand-up meetings concern which modules we think we can remove from the system.


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