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It can be better to copy a little code than to pull in a big library for one function. Dependency hygiene trumps code reuse.

Telling a programmer there's already a library to do X is like telling a songwriter there's already a song about love.

I've finally learned what "upward compatible" means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes.

Before software can be reusable, it first has to be usable.

Reusing pieces of code is liked picking off sentences from other people's stories and trying to make a magazine article.

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