Larry McVoy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>the code, go for it. However, my experience is that what he was saying
>resonates with "I'm going in to fix this problem so I can get back to
>work on my real project". And that is almost always wrong. If the
>problem was that bloody simple don't you think the original author of
>the code would have fixed it already? It's almost never as simple as a
BS. In 99% of the cases you fix the problem because the original
author has abandoned the code or does no longer care about it.
Ask me about it. Once upon a time, I just wanted to use a Web
Framework  for a project. Now I'm one of the main developers of
it. Not because I wanted to be but out of pure necessity.
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