Nature of Man
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25 June 2005, Saturday

How To Write Unmaintainable Code

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mordred @ 18:45

Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur.
- Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.

Ensure a job for life!

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  1. Well, unfortunately using the techniques described above, didn’t help my predecessor a lot. As you can already feel, calling him “my predecessor” means that everyday I have the pleasure to bathe in function names like “tralala()”, variable names “motikata”, “mamun” and “garga12″. Nice techniques, but not really reliable methods to keep your job for life. Calming could be eventually the fact, that you successor will probably not be willing to keep his life for the job.

    Comment by Vlado — 29 November 2005, Tuesday @ 14:40

  2. […] Oldest Game in the Universe Filed under: Games, Go — Mordred @ 19:15 Many (strategy/board) games are fighting for the title of being the “oldest in the world”, and while Go does appear in the list, the claims that this or that emperor devised the game to educate his son in ~2300 BC (plus or minus a couple of centuries) are not quite based on actual evidence per se (there, more latin!) There are even doubts that the 600 BC mention of “Yi” by Confucius is not exactly about Go (though judging from the contextual evidence, there is high probability that it is indeed Go). […]

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