Thursday, April 29, 2021

when reviewing code, don't be walter monheit, the movie publicist's friend

 I've adopted not being judgmental and always giving the benefit as kind of a life style, which means sometimes I have trouble doing thorough enough code review. Sometimes I feel like Walter MonheitTM, the Movie Publicist's Friend, in the much lamented Spy magazine: 

I do understand that's not the best stance to have while reviewing code, but it's tough to second guess other developers and assume I know more about the problem (or was more observant) than they were...

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