Archive | March 3, 2004

Fedora Review

OSNews links to a review on Fedora: Swapping Red Hat for a Fedora. However, this sentence set me off:

It started off by offering me the same media test that was available from previous versions of Red Hat Linux, something I recommend every newbie Linux user go through.

(emphasis mine) Hey! Only newbies have bad media or bad burns? Snob.

Six Legacy Code Anti-Patterns

While the language in the article is Java, the anti-patterns seem to apply to many legacy projects I’ve seen over the years. Good lessons for all of us to remember when writing code some poor fool will have to maintain in the future: Six Legacy Code AntiPatterns. [Update: link removed. It was redirecting to an installware site.]

And remember, that fool could be you…

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