Austin Ziegler said:
> On 8/24/05, Jeff Wood <jeff.darklight / gmail.com> wrote:
>> You shouldn't be afraid of having power.  That's why you have tests.
>> You do have tests, right? ... right??? ... RIGHT !!?!?!?!??!
>
> I think the real problem is when this is done in released code. If
> you're going to extend code, extend it cleanly -- IMO.

Well said.

It is probably worth having a public discussion on the meaning of "extend
cleanly".


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