Wed, 04 Feb 2004

How I Learned To Write Backwards

edit: The validator has been revised and now works like the other validators running on the same codebase. Cool. Thanks.

Blogging format inside baseball. Skip this post if you have a life...

Here's a great idea: take an existing, format neutral validator, remove functionality, add bugs (e.g. bogus non-well-formedness errors), and pass confusing information back to the users of the service (read the comments).

If you're going to indulge in a pissing contest, you should be extra careful not to get any on your shoes.

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The Magic Word:
Which planet is closest to the sun? (hint -- it's Mercury...)

“The net result is a system that is not only binary compatible with 4.3 BSD,
but is even bug for bug compatible in almost all features.”
— Avadit Tevanian, Jr., “Architecture-Independent Virtual Memory Management
for Parallel and Distributed Environments: The Mach Approach”