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spanky

2 years 23 weeks 7 hours 42 min ago

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"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.

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lozz

2 years 22 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago

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"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.