* Posts by ChadF

2 posts • joined 24 Aug 2019

What happens when the maintainer of a JS library downloaded 26m times a week goes to prison for killing someone with a motorbike? Core-js just found out

ChadF

Bus factor

I guess this is a whole new twist on the "bus factor" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bus_factor) when a key part of a project is only one developer deep. Only now it also applies if you're the one doing the hitting and not just the victim.

Microsoft: Reckon our code is crap? Prove it and $30k could be yours

ChadF

Drop in the bucket

Only $30k? Microsoft probably spends more than that on toilet paper in the executive restrooms, each month. And is certainly cheaper than paying multiple $100k on employees/services to do the same work (most of which will result in dead ends).

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