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Dec
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comment If I fork an open source project and make improvements in the fork, will it or I offend the original authors?
Upvoting for the excellent quote. I've passed off a few projects before because I believe it's important to put abandoned projects in the hands of the stakeholders most capable of continuing the legacy. My silly Warcraft 3 mod Vampirism Beast was one such project and I'm incredibly proud of the work my successors did over the next year along with the awesome community. I think I would have felt regret if I let it simply die.
Dec
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comment what kind of functions and/or classes are impossible to unit test and why
I think this is an excellent answer. You touch on many code level issues, and global state issues. @MainMa has some other issues that I think are valid, but less well defined. Jeffery Thomas mentions I/O and UI. I think if you add the good parts of these three answers you'd have a great cohesive response. I like this answer best though because of the focus on code antipatterns.
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