Quote: DRY--don't repeat yourself; every piece of knowledge must have a single representation in a system; knowledge changes too fast to keep multiple copies consistent

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design for change
software maintenance

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Unfortunately, knowledge isn't stable. It changes--often rapidly. … All of this instability means that we spend … systems. … [p. 27] When we perform maintenance, we have to … is that it's easy to duplicate knowledge in … maintenance nightmare--one that starts well before the application … easier to understand and maintain, is to follow … REPRESENTATION WITHIN A SYSTEM. Why do we call … in two or more places. If you change …   Google-1   Google-2

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