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Comment Re:Seriously (Score 4, Insightful) 354

Nothing further from the truth. Windows 8 might have been a fiasco, but it was not unreliable. After the Windows 8 mess, Microsoft fired half of the testers in the Windows organization and made the other half work solely on telemetry. Windows is now trying very hard to be an "agile" project. So far, they have nailed the fail fast part!

Comment Re:pros and cons (Score 1) 114

What I have found is that, when I write code like I would for a team, I tend to re-use those modules, bits and pieces in many more projects; so the payoff is actually quite good in the long run. Furthermore, after a few months have passed I always regret when I have not documented those re-usable pieces well enough.

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