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itwbennett writes: Half a billion lines of code for a transactional website — more than five times as much code as that behind OS X — just didn’t pass the sniff test. But just how many lines of code does it take to generate This question came up on Reddit again last week and it appears that we may now have an answer. One commenter who claimed to have worked on as part of the post launch clean-up crew at the end of 2013, provided counts of the lines of code behind, broken down by programming/markup language.
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No, Doesn't Require 500 Million Lines of Code

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