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Comment: Lines of code is for management purposes (Score 1) 584

by pasargadae (#1932399) Attached to: American Programmers are Slackers
Raw lines of code doesn't take into account many factors, including code/architecture design, domain engineering, incorporation of COTS products, customer briefings, design reviews, code/unit test, system test support. It may give an idea of the system complexity or the system inefficiency, do they really know. I heard all kinds of managers talk about SLOC, I say SLOC off.

In 1750 Issac Newton became discouraged when he fell up a flight of stairs.