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

By Adrian Smith17 Jun 2013500 words3 mins to read

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 was written by Adrian Smith on 17 Jun 2013

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