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Boss: you must fix this bug asap
Dev: I need more time for a proper fix so I will just hack a workaround
Boss: yeah, whatever. You can find a proper fix after the release.

... this happend several years ago and the workaround is still in place...

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  • 6
    It's working, end of story. 😐
  • 2
    Story of my life
  • 1
    Business as usual.
  • 6
    Some people say that's how windows 8 came to be
  • 2
    Nothing is more permanent than a temporary fix... once more
  • 0
    refactor on your own, or get to terms with "temporary is the same as permanent, in a large timeframe"
  • 0
    Happened with me. My manger asked me to put a hack fix and mention that it's a hack fix in a comment so that we'll revisit later. After a long time it's still there
  • 0
    Cutting corners and jumping electrical fences is just not the same
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