What's legacy code?

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Published Monday, June 6, 2005 1:42 AM by RoyOsherove
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Sunday, June 5, 2005 9:21 PM by Enrique Almeida

# re: What's legacy code?

Good definition!!. I like it.
Monday, June 6, 2005 1:02 PM by Bob Archer

# re: What's legacy code?

I always thought it was:

"Code that works, as long as you don't rouch it!!!"

BOb
Tuesday, June 7, 2005 5:05 PM by Mike

# re: What's legacy code?

Any code that is not supported by tests is legacy code. Michael Feathers said that I think. So, most people write legacy code every day.
Thursday, June 9, 2005 6:05 PM by Cold Chilli

# re: What's legacy code?

Legacy Code: Code the other guy wrote.