You Never Should’ve Done It…Filed Under Thought Stuff
Ran into this quote I had scribbled on a chunk of paper:
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. – Peter Drucker
Personally, I don’t see to many instances of premature optimization any more; however, I do see premature abstraction all the time. Let the situation pull you to a solution, don’t push your solution on the situation.