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Choosing between portability and innovation

Choosing between portability and innovation

Posted Mar 3, 2011 13:02 UTC (Thu) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
In reply to: Choosing between portability and innovation by Seegras
Parent article: Choosing between portability and innovation

Porting increases code quality.
By more than if you spent the same number of hours on some other development task without worrying about portability? Working on portability does have positive side effects even for the main platform, but it takes away programmer time from other things. So you have to decide if it's the best use of effort.


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Choosing between portability and innovation

Posted Mar 3, 2011 17:54 UTC (Thu) by dlang (subscriber, #313) [Link]

yes, because dealing with portability forces you to think more about the big picture and by seeing different ways that things can be done.


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