I'm fascinated by bizarre bug stories.
This one (retold by my ex-Linden-Lab-colleague Mark Ferlatte) happened in the mid-2000s.
The chain of decisions that made this possible could make a book-sized history of computing.
But if you only take one lesson: please, validate your inputs.
@yoz that's incredible ❤ also, good thing I didn't have a printer at the time.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retiring
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol