A tale of yak shaving

Seebs usenet-nospam at seebs.net
Mon Aug 29 21:22:33 EDT 2011

On 2011-08-29, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> This is not exactly fresh (it was written back in March), but it's the first
> time I saw it and I thought I'd share. Barry Warsaw, one of the lead Python
> developers, describes one of his most ... interesting ... debugging
> experiences.

That is a truly excellent debugging story.

I also like the term "yak shaving", and I suspect I'll be using that for
future such endeavors.  Of which there are a fair number in my line of work.

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