The source code of *BSD contains the comment ?Does this belong here??
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Fri Apr 18 13:39:43 UTC 2014
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 515, Issue 9, Message: 11
On Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:51:08 -0400 kpneal at pobox.com wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 04:44:48PM -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> > # grep -r "doesn't belong" /usr/src/*
Or any other commentary along the lines of "this is broken" or "is this
right?" or "XXX dirty code alert" or whatever you can imagine; it's all
in there somewhere. Maybe $someone could design an AI machine to churn
through the comments looking for derogatory, self-deprecating, admission
of non-omniscience or otherwise unseemly comments and ROOT THEM OUT! :-)
> > /usr/src/games/fortune/datfiles/fortunes-o.real:Which of the following
> > doesn't belong?
> > /usr/src/games/fortune/datfiles/fortunes: chute doesn't belong to anyone,
> > ever.
> Oh come on. The fortune utility is a cute toy that serves no practical
> use. Comments in the messages it can print say _nothing_ about the quality
> of the source base.
In over 15 years, I've never seen a fortune.core Rock solid, here :-)
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