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Today in our "that can't be possible?" series, I got asked to update a script that extracts data from a database and drops a CSV somewhere. It already smells bad enough, but there's more.

There was no script, somebody had just dropped a CSV there once in 2014. The consumer thought they had up to date data while they were reading the same file over and over again.

For 7 years. And nobody realized.

@thibaultamartin it was very fast, stable, backwards compatible, just not upgradable. 3 out of 4 ain't so bad

#programmingishard

@thibaultamartin "our classifier was trained back in 2014 on a small training set and achieves 100% accuracy on extended test sets ever since"
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