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By ReallyEvilCanine (Mon Jan 29, 2007 at 03:36:45 AM EST) A Day in the Life, dumbass coders, line breaks, Citrix, pie (all tags)
Give me a Break!

If you're a programmer and you use an editor which helpfully makes long lines more readable by automatically wrapping text, make sure you turn off that feature before you check in your fucking code.

bc_lpService = this; //hive the THIS pointer;
// FIXLIST: Finalize and move to the right module, not SYSCORE.DLL

The FIXIT comment was never removed despite having, in fact, been fixed. The initialize command never took place because there was no line feed between the end of the goddamned comment and the command so the module couldn't initialise. It took three months to track this one down.

x-posted to da brog.

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