Micah Martin just gave a personal answer to an upcoming article on InfoQ on the Software Craftsmanship Manifesto, that was put into public this weekend.
2) How will it help solve the problems of crap code?
As of today, there are over 1500 signatures on the Manifesto. 1500
people are fighting against “crap code”. Those who have been fighting
“crap code” now know that they are not alone in their fight. Those
who write “crap code” now know that there are 1500 people fighting
The Manifesto is a gentle push away from “crap code” and toward
Personally I would like to make some posters with this statement printed on it and hang them out in public at work. Maybe someone can come up with an information radiator, which is updating the number of “crap code fighters” as anyone new signs it.