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Steve A Play Donating Member (638 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-21-06 05:05 AM
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29. It's a combination of things starting with the programmer himself
If you have the original 'tar ball' you can go through it and read the programmers comments in the source code for yourself. If you look carefully at the various changes that were made to the software over several different revisions, you can trace what 'broke' and who discovered that it was 'broken' and went ahead and 'fixed' the problem only to have the same person 'break' it again, but in a much less transparent way but to the same effect. I believe it took seven or so revisions over less than 2 weeks to have it ready for the 2000 election. :)

These weren't bugs, they were "features"! Suffice it to say that the case is still being put together even as we speak. ;-)

Steven P. :kick:
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