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“Millions of lines of code”

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Lots of talk of “millions of lines of code” circulating.

The abortive new healthcare.gov website apparently comprises over “500 million lines” of the stuff – symbolic for some of bloated top-heavy government.

Still, 500 **M I L L I O N** sounds like an awful lot. Is it?

Take a look for yourself: Codebases – Millions lines of code visualized

(Look ma – I made a bar chart!)

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