High-quality software is not expensive. High-quality software is faster and cheaper to build and maintain than low-quality software, from initial development all the way through total cost of ownership.

— Capers Jones

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The use of lines of code metrics for productivity and quality studies [is] to be regarded as professional malpractice starting in 1995.

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Excessive or irrational schedules are probably the single most destructive influence in all of software

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There are thousands of ways to mess up or damage a software projects, and only a few ways to do them well

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Perhaps the worst software technology of all time was the use of physical lines of code [for metrics]. Continued use of this approach, in the author's opinion, should be considered professional malpractice.

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