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honey the codewitch17-Sep-20 5:49
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I was looking at some of my old code - Glory, a GLR parser generator for .NET - and I'm amazed

A) I was able to pick it up and start maintaining it right away despite me having written it in February

B) I understand how it works, but I still don't understand how I did it.

The code is amazing. What it does is just... The complexity of code like my XbnfConvert.cs file just floors me. It's very very clever to boot.

I must have been in one heck of a zone. I don't know if I could do it again.

It makes me happy to know I can write code like this. Or at least I can sometimes. At the same time, it kind of worries me that the code feels like it was maybe written by a better version of myself.

Does this happen to others, or am I just a lunatic?
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