>I don't quite agree on the "more trouble" part either,
>in the end it is MUCH more trouble when a big blob of
>code gets integrated than when a series of small changes
>get applied one by one.
I would say "more than one idea" here, if something need changes in a
lot of places, so be it, they often won't work except as a whole. You
don't cross vast chasms in a series of small safe steps.
Hanging multiple indenpendent things in a single blob is bad practice,
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