class size

John Lenton john at
Tue Sep 21 22:18:26 CEST 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 02:52:05PM -0400, Peter Hansen wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
> >Discussing this issue quantitiatively is wrong.  The real
> >concern should be about things like coupling, coherency,
> >readability, and maintainability.  Learn about those concepts and
> D'oh!  Brain fart... I meant "cohesion", not "coherency".
> I should have paid attention to my hesitation while typing
> that word...
> (Of course, code should probably be coherent, too, but it's
> not typically seen as a concern... text files rarely break
> apart spontaneously. ;-)

actually, I think on of the 'code smells' should be coherence, in the
laser-is-coherent-light sense. Code has got to flow right.

John Lenton (john at -- Random fortune:
If you find a solution and become attached to it, the solution may become
your next problem.
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