> Code is like a garden. If there are unwanted weeds and nobody cleans
> them up, the flowers don't shine and grow as they should. Cleaning of
> the weeds is just as important as new features. A bit less but
It's a pretty analogy, but I don't think it works. The things that make
weeds a problem are that they take up space, they take up nutrients, and
they spread. I don't think short open tags does any of those things.