The term one uses to refer to almost-finalized source code. It compiles and runs without any complaints, and only needs to be tested for minor logic error
s. The transition from master beta
to golden code
should only take a few minutes of half-hearted debugging
, but invariably requires an all-nighter
to work out the most prominent segfault
Student 1: Hey man, have you finished your part of the project yet?
Student 2: I've got the master beta saved in my home directory
Student 1: Cool beans
. Let's debug it after class.
Student 2: You're bringing the soda this time.
a place where, for the most part, you don't have to put up with obnoxious whining from people who can't accept that they're not the best. only those who act ridiculously stupid or complain too much aren't tolerated there, as opposed to other sites where you get banned for having an opinion. if some of the whiners can't accept that, tough luck. shut up and take it like the rest of the real world.
where? it was named after something on the outboards.
February 24, 2004
A logic error
that appears to be catastrophic, but is very easy to correct.
cout<<"Do NOT enter the number 1:";
cout<<"You idiot! I said NOT to enter the number 1!\n";
Someone who is always working behind the scenes to help everyone else, but is always trod upon for the effort.
Anonymous Caller: I hate myself and want to die!
Aero: There is more to life than wanting to die; seek the answer from within.
Anonymous Caller: Suddenly, I have a reason to live.
Aero: What reason is that?
Anonymous Caller: F*** you, I don't need your help anymore!
Aero: Thank you for calling.