Monday Links 15

Empowering your teams to tackle legacy code: Five episodes from LeadDev about ways of thinking about and techniques for tackling legacy code. Spoiler alert: frame it as skill development, start it as building confidence, keep it going by ensuring that the old code works with the cool new tools.

When you choose KRs poorly, but achieve really impressive results (via SWLW)

GitHub Copilot Investigation: Folks are worried that open source projects may be harmed by the likes of Copilot, and that it may actually start to produce bad code. So they are investigating whether a lawsuit around the legality of how the model is created is in order.

The legal­ity of Copi­lot must be tested before the dam­age to open source becomes irrepara­ble. That’s why I’m suit­ing up.

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