But it worked before — stability and assumptions

Peter Naulls
Dec 27, 2019 · 3 min read
Will it fall over?

Never underestimate the role of luck in correct software operation

Yes, I made that up, and yes you can quote me.

There’s a dirty secret in software development — much of it’s made with shortcuts, assumptions, incomplete testing and bad design. With time and effort, all that can be polished, but new software can do weird things. There’s a reason we have…