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Workflow - morfizm

Feb. 11th, 2013 03:33 am Workflow

Can't fix bugs because correct behavior would break dependencies on bugs. Reminds me of Microsoft :)

Originally posted by xkcd_rss at Workflow

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Date:February 11th, 2013 11:36 am (UTC)
Да ты чё, люди боятся ошибки даже в тестах исправлять. Вот где ужас.
Date:February 11th, 2013 11:57 am (UTC)

At this meeting, the Intel representatives asked, "So if you could ask for only one thing to be made faster, what would it be?"

Without hesitation, one of the lead kernel developers replied, "Speed up faulting on an invalid instruction."

...on the 80386 chip of that era, the fastest way to get from V86-mode into kernel mode was to execute an invalid instruction! Consequently, Windows/386 used an invalid instruction as its syscall trap.
Date:February 11th, 2013 12:35 pm (UTC)
Инструкция INT и всякие обычные исключения - дорогие способы переключения между этими режимами, и их ускорить могло быть весьма проблематично, а вот переключение по несуществующей инструкции должно быть сделать заметно легче, что человек и попросил.
Date:February 12th, 2013 05:22 pm (UTC)
finally Randall admitted that regular expressions only create problems: