You might already know that Joel Spolsky's comment, "Old code doesn't rust", is one of my favorites.

But did you realize what a great time capsule that post is with Joel on Software's template redesign?

Joel Spolsky -- then and now

Wow. What a difference sixteen years makes. Why couldn't young Joel find good food? The horrors of bootstrapping, I guess.

I cringe to think of doing a similar comparison for myself. ;^)