27 Feb 2004 osullivj   » (Journeyer)

Plan to throw six away: more levitt hacking last night. Really happy with the way the codebase is coming along at the moment. I've been working on this system since 2001. I've restructured and refactored so many times. For server infrastructure I started off with a plain medusa front end, and ZODB at the back. Then I switched to a Zope product approach, to leverage Zope's UI. Then I switched to a browser plug in implementation. Now I'm doing a standalone impl, that will probably use Twisted in a personal server deployment. And there were minor refactorings within those larger implementation decisions. I know Fred Brooks enjoined us to "plan to throw one away", but maybe I'm going too far. However, the upside is the implementation feels smaller and cleaner and far better factored.

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