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Stop over-cleaning up

About (not) undoing abstractions when they are no longer needed

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I agree you shouldn’t over-abstract, and you shouldn’t do abstractions ahead of time. But what should you do if you already have abstracted something (for good reasons), and a change request comes later, making the initial refactoring obsolete?

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Sorin Dolha

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Software developer • founder of DlhSoft • married • father of two • MacBook enthusiast • physics geek • writing from Cluj