Most engineers have heard of the 'boy-scout rule': 'Always leave the code better than you found it.' It's often been heralded as a magic cure for technical debt; if only all software engineers behaved like good citizens, our software wouldn't deteriorate so relentlessly.
A small snippet from an office talk describing impact of it on real projects:
What you think about conscious negligence and voluntarily clearing technical debt left by previous engineers?
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