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I warn you; reversing rot is not easy, and it’s not quick. The techniques, patterns, and tools that Michael presents in this book are effective, but they take work, time, endurance, and care. This book is not a magic bullet. It won’t tell you how to eliminate all the accumulated rot in your systems overnight


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Fundamental limitation in the approaches described. Better to use this as a cook book, to apply where needed