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Old 01-03-2009, 10:35 PM   #6
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*pastes the entire contents of The Mythical Man-Month in this space*

Which does, by the way, argue that a software project, no matter how vast, must ultimately be architected by one mind. It also suggests that whatever the lowest level, the code itself should be the responsibility of one person, assisted by other people who don't directly write code.
It seems to be generally well thought of. In the few projects I've been involved with, there always seems to be a single coder at the top, whether by fiat or de facto.

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