If Harry Potter was written by software developers

Jane: Scenes added regarding Voldemort. Can someone review?

Scene 1: ““Voldemort?” said Harry. Dobby clapped his hands over his bat ears and moaned, “Ah, speak not the name, sir! Speak not the name!””

Scene 2: “But mostly, sir, life has improved for my kind since you triumphed over He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Harry Potter survived, and the Dark Lord’s power was broken”

Scene 3: “How did you escape with nothing but a scar, while Lord Voldemort’s powers were destroyed?”

Tod: Jane, this looks bad. Use the DRY principle. Please check this 600 page book.

Jane: Fixed.

Scene 1: getVillainName(“notafraid”)? said Harry. Dobby clapped his hands over his bat ears and moaned, “Ah, speak not the name, sir! Speak not the name!”

Scene 2: “But mostly, sir, life has improved for my kind since you triumphed over getVillainName(“afraid”). Harry Potter survived, and the Dark Lord’s power was broken”

Scene 3: How did you escape with nothing but a scar, while Lord getVillainName(“notafraid”)‘s powers were destroyed?”

Tod: Jane, this is better, but there’s still duplication. And the “Lord” is part of the name.

Jane: Fixed.

Scene 1: getVillainName(“notafraid”)? said Harry. Dobby clapped his hands over his bat ears and moaned, “Ah, speak not the name, sir! Speak not the name!”

Scene 2: But mostly, sir, life has improved for my kind since you triumphed over getVillainName(“afraid”). Harry Potter survived, and the getVillainName(“dark”, “lord”)‘s power was broken

Scene 3: How did you escape with nothing but a scar, while getVillainName(“notafraid”, “lord”)‘s powers were destroyed?”

Tod: It’s okay, but I’ve seen better. You can add the scenes to the book.

1 month later Jane comments on a ticket: We need to add this part and I’m not sure how to do it:

“He pulled Harry’s wand from his pocket and began to trace it through the air, writing three shimmering words:

TOM MARVOLO RIDDLE

Then he waved the wand once, and the letters of his name rearranged themselves:

I AM LORD VOLDEMORT”

Tod comments on the ticket: Do we really need this feature? Let’s put it on the backlog for now.

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