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  • abbreviation software engineering, informal Abbreviation of You ain't (aren't) gonna need it. (It is a reminder to software developers not to add functionality to software until it is required.)

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  • In real-world applications is mostly impossible to implement an ideal solution, trying to solve by one principle you can break another, such as YAGNI or over design …

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  • There's an argument to be made for applying YAGNI principles to some of your design but I don't know if data cleansing is one of those.

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  • The techniques we used were YAGNI, KISS, DRY, "the simplest thing that could possibly work", and evolutionary design. sharpoverride wrote re: Context and Best Practices

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  • I'm normally coding librar ies, where YAGNI is ofte [...]

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  • It's also simple, and practical, so you won't be offending the YAGNI police.

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