today-I-learned (4)

Never delete - rename first!

In 2016 the hosting provider 123-Reg deleted 67 customer servers due to a bug in a script. The script checked should delete inactive servers, but the check was faulty.

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every tool deserves a name

Maintaining a tool requires time and effort. By naming a tool it becomes a thing; a thing that can be loved.

By choosing a pretty name it becomes harder to abandon it.

You don’t want your baby to crash and fail during tests.

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