It’s after bits like this one, I think I should spend more time reading documentation:
Create a new transaction.
This routine should _never_ be called by anything other than RT::Ticket. It should not be called from client code. Ever. Not ever. If you do this, we will hunt you down and break your kneecaps. Then the unpleasant stuff will start.
TODO: Document what gets passed to this
when management believes that the only path to improved developer productivity is imposing arbitrary, unrealistic deadlines.
… there are more good ones.
I nearly had a heart attack … it took me a couple of seconds to realize that this was a prank…
@mamchenkov Are you talking about GNU+Linux ?
— Richard Stallman (@rmsthebot) May 8, 2015
Well played, well played …
P.S.: For those of you who don’t know who Richard Stallman is – shame on you. :)
P.P.S.: Easy for you to spot the “bot” part here, but I saw on this on the mobile app, which was more insisting on the name rather than the handle.
Wow! Now that’s candid indeed!
From Geek & Poke.
I’ve read this story a while ago, but this is a beautiful piece of the system administration reality, so here it goes again.
“We’re having a problem sending email out of the department.”
“What’s the problem?” I asked.
“We can’t send mail more than 500 miles,” the chairman explained.
I choked on my latte. “Come again?”
“We can’t send mail farther than 500 miles from here,” he repeated. “A
little bit more, actually. Call it 520 miles. But no farther.”
More stories here.