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Wow! Just yesterday I told the boss to choose between me and a contractor... They not only accused me that my code is wrong (which they never saw), but refused to run a live test to check it (because they can't afford to send one of the developers to the site)!!!
Skipper: We'll fix it. Alex: Fix it? How you gonna fix this? Skipper: Grit, spit and a whole lotta duct tape.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment "Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst "I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
Wait until you step into the joys of generated CSS based on stolen LESS
Bastard Programmer from Hell If you can't read my code, try converting it here[^]
Nice term! It's the nature of a shared resource...collect cruft from all over and never delete any parts for fear of breaking something. As far as lack of editorial control, I can relate. Luckily, I work alone and set my own standards, which fortunately, I can live with.