Which modules do you "allow" yourself to use for production?

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Tue Jul 23 11:23:54 BST 2013

On 23 Jul 2013, at 11:03, Abigail <abigail at abigail.be> wrote:

> Doing extra work now in order to save costs later is a luxury problem.
> Your first worry should go to actually being alive later on. When you're
> starting up, your resources are limited, the work that needs to be done
> ASAP is huge, and your income is nil.
> If you reach "later", you have won the game. You're still alive,
> meaning you have a product, possible with lots of technical debt, and
> you're making money. You're now in a much better position to "finance"
> the cost of solving said debt.

Very much so. This was on of the hardest things I had to learn - when Good Enough really is good enough. Having to consider "If I don't get this done I'm going to have to *fire* people" gives you a whole new appreciation for when something is gold plated or not.


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