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Question: Would you accept help from some of the pro coders in the community to help sort out the technical debt?
Asked by JohnnyQuest (78.97.219.x) on December 10 2019, 2:45pm
Reply on December 10 2019, 10:04pm:
    I'm not sure it works that way


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  • Posted by schwa (24.161.101.x) on December 11 2019, 8:41pm:
    Technical interest rates are low, so the technical debt is not a big deal.

  • Posted by Dana (d4) (173.228.58.x) on December 28 2019, 8:00pm:
    I've spent most of my software-engineering career so far reducing technical debt, and it's always been a focused effort by folks deeply involved in the project.

  • Posted by Dana (d4) (173.228.58.x) on December 28 2019, 10:00pm:
    Major refactoring, it's probably obvious, is really aided by quick reliable automated testing. Depending on project size and structure, a distributed build system with caching can really pay off. Setting that up, if needed, might be more feasible as a limited-term contribution, but still requires familiarity and concerted effort.


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