[Cryptography] The GOTO Squirrel! [was GOTO Considered Harmful]

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Fri Feb 28 22:47:45 EST 2014

On 2014-03-01 11:03, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
 > The Apple defect was introduced when code was being patched to
 > change the signature of some of the functions being called.  This
 > strikes me as a classic lapse about not testing what is thought to
 > be obvious, although I have no idea what the actual scenario was.

This is why code that ships and undergoes maintenance by numerous
successive programmers needs unit test.   You put in the unit tests
not because you need them, but to communicate your vision to the
umpteen programmers that follow.

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