User Tools

Site Tools



This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

dirty_hack [2019/10/06 20:37] (current)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +A dirty hack is a piece of code that exists for no good reason but to simplify the life of someone at some point in time. A dirty hack has usually some (or all!) the following characteristics:​
 +    * Is useful to only a small number of clients;
 +    * Is useful to only one person;
 +    * Is difficult to explain and-or understand;
 +    * Is difficult to maintain in the long run;
 +    * Breaks the architectural and design choices of the overall system;
 +    * Should disappear soon;
 +    * Has been quickly implemented;​
 +    * Has not been not tested.
dirty_hack.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/10/06 20:37 (external edit)