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Posted Aug 25, 2011 0:31 UTC (Thu) by chip (subscriber, #8258)
In reply to: Avoiding the OS abstraction trap by chip
Parent article: Avoiding the OS abstraction trap

Let us also consider the possibility that more effort per kloc means they're working harder to make better code.

Writing big code is easy! Writing small yet good code is much harder.

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Posted Aug 25, 2011 4:41 UTC (Thu) by dlang (subscriber, #313) [Link]

when was the last time anyone found a million lines of dead code in the kernel (like what was removed by libreoffice from the codebase)

how many of the 'easy' office suites that existed 10-20 years ago are still in use today?

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