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Maintenance

Maintenance is shitty work whose goal is just to keep a program functioning without improving it. Maintenance is extremely expensive, tiresome and enslaves humans to machines -- we try to minimize the maintenance cost as much as possible! Good programs should go to great lengths in effort to becoming highly future-proof and suckless in order to avoid high maintenance cost.

Typical "modern" capitalist/consumerist software (including most free software) is ridiculously bad at avoiding maintenance -- such programs will require one to many programmers maintaining it every single day and will become unrunnable in matter of months to years without this constant maintenance that just wastes time of great minds. I don't know what to say, this is just plainly fucked up.


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