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Created by estherschindler 4 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 19 weeks ago
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spanky's picture


4 years 19 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago


"Silence a compiler warning"...

A funny story comes to mind http://www.technologyreview.com/printer_friendly_article.aspx?id=20801

I guess what I'm trying to say is while it's good to push the envelope, one should understand her limits as well. Well, live and learn.

Of course, this was mostly a problem with the lacking review, not going upstream with the patch and finally the lack of comments in the original code, instead of a failure of an individual.

lozz's picture


4 years 19 weeks 1 day 43 min ago


"funny story"

Yeah; that's "funny" as in peculiar and scarey - not haha!

Everyone should read this awful tale occasionally, just so they don't get too complacent about their security.