I think this guy has caught the tail of something important…..
…but he is saying it very very imprecisely and very very badly, repeatedly and at great length.
Every time I think I understand what he is saying…. and try make a clearer statement, the mathematician in me proposes a counter example which rubbishes my statement.
Can anybody come up with a TL;DW; that will hold water?
In particular these statements make the mathematician in me howl about the lack of precision.
09:50 Being able to take a piece of code, delete it and rewrite it from scratch in one or two days is extraordinary valuable.
11:50 We optimize for deletability by moving away from monoliths and optimize for decoupling.
13:58 Greg’s rule of thumb: The time it takes to do a full rewrite for part of the software should not exceed one week.