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[–]pitterpatterwater[S] 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Like just changing from /r/ to /s/ was like a 40-hour project, but you'd think it'd be like a 1-hour find-and-replace type of deal... the code almost always is more complex than I'd expect. Some things that seem easy just aren't.

Yeah, I've heard of how crazy tangled the Reddit codebase was. That was one of the motivations behind a redesign, i believe.