[MCP] [Q] Methods not used-Keep Them!

Hannes Hirzel hannes.hirzel.squeaklist at bluewin.ch
Fri Feb 14 08:05:13 UTC 2003

"Doug Clapp" <dclapp at qwest.net> wrote:
> Yes!  I'm in interested in ALL those methods!
A conservative approach!
> Why would you want to remove them??
> Just because they *aren't* used doesn't mean that
> they have no use and no value!
Yes, but that's not the point here.

> Jeesh...
> doug

Well from an XP point of view it is better to remove them even if you
need them later.
(see Kent Beck's book on this issue).

You can always bring them in again later....

Having too many unused things costs in the sense of unneeded distraction
and second guessing of the users.


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