📝Software is not additive

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How I approach my core work

Software is not additive—it deteriorates over time and becomes obsolete together with ideas that were used to create the software. Unless those ideas are fought for in an additive medium (e.g., books, posts, etc).

Counterarguments

  • If source code is available, it can be studied, and ideas can be extracted.
  • Reverse-engineering.

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