There's not much more frustrating as a software consultant than watching a codebase slowly get worse.

Sure, each individual instance of "this is fine for now" isn't terrible, but over time, it's death by a thousand commits.

"We'd love to do it properly, but we have deadlines to meet", they say.

"Doing it properly would be faster", I whisper quietly to myself.

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