The original author of code should fix its bugs, and they should do that before writing more code

There are (at least) the following options that a project manager must make when organizing bug fixes to software:

I am very much in favour of the original author fixing bugs, and fixing bugs as soon as they occur. Because:

One of my old bosses used to utter the phrase "you break it, you fix it!". I never had good associations with that phrase, every time I heard it, new pieces of work were only seconds away from being assigned to me :-)

This article is © Adrian Smith.
It was originally published on 17 Jun 2013
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