However, not publishing because it’s not perfect is not an excuse to learn and hone the craft of…
Gerard Mclean

I agree Gerard. There’s definitely a line between publishing lazy or unedited work as you mention, and putting it out there because it’s “good enough”. The better we are and the more practice we get, the easier it is to notice this difference. But eventually, with all creative work, we have to release the good stuff into the world for others to see.