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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #37699, comment 99


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10/10/2016 08:32:22 AM (3 years ago)
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MikeSchinkel
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  • Ticket #37699, comment 99

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    99> However, I'd like to point out that the goal is not to improve first-time readability (or to even maintain it), but to improve maintainability.
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    11 That presumes there is only one applicable goal and/or that optimizing for maintainability would ''not'' have a negative effect on any other goals.  Better to verify that there are no other goals the core team thinks are of higher priority than assume that maintainability is the only goal worth optimizing for. 
     11That presumes there is only one applicable goal and/or that optimizing for maintainability would ''not'' have a negative effect on any other goals.  Better '''to verify that there are no other goals the core team thinks are of higher priority''' than assume that maintainability is the only goal worth optimizing for. 
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    1313Further, it would be great if you could give some specific use-case examples where the fact that `$wpdb` is a global variable actually caused real world harm vs. discussing as a theoretical concern.