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Comment author: fubarobfusco 23 December 2016 03:59:51AM *  3 points [-]

"Just being stupid" and "just doing the wrong thing" are rarely helpful views, because those errors are produced by specific bugs. Those bugs have pointers to how to fix them, whereas "just being stupid" doesn't.

I'm guessing you're alluding to "Errors vs. Bugs and the End of Stupidity" here, which seems to have disappeared along with the rest of LiveJournal. Here's the Google cached version, though.

Comment author: Vaniver 23 December 2016 04:20:54AM 1 point [-]

I'm guessing you're alluding to "Errors vs. Bugs and the End of Stupidity" here

I was, and I couldn't find it; thanks for doing that!