• Mark (unregistered)

    Frankly, supporting USSR is not all that much of a WTF. Lots of systems have to deal with historical data, or at least be able to import historical data.

  • Anonymous') OR 1=1; DROP TABLE wtf; -- (unregistered)

    ISO 3166 alpha-2 contains lots of other weird codes in it corresponding to former countries or other quasi-governmental entities (check out everything on the wikipedia list under 'Exceptional reservations' and below). SU for Soviet Union is a transitional reservation. There's also e.g. DD under deleted codes for the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).

  • Sam (unregistered)

    Tom Waits was an SRE.

    "And the database died screaming, as I lay dreaming..."

  • my name is missing (unregistered)

    Pinning customers by their thumbnails sounds painful, but its what I would expect from an undefined company.

  • Three's a Crowd (unregistered)

    You'd'v'nt thought it possible, but there 'tis. In fact, you'd'v'nt's frequency of use is quite low.

  • Three's a Crowd (unregistered) in reply to Three's a Crowd

    Really, to get the contraction (vs just an apostrophe), I should have said something like, "In fact, you'd'v'nt's rarely used."

  • I wonder... (unregistered)

    I suppose that Amazon example is what you get when Max Headroom spends the evening listening to Paul Hardcastle.

  • Daniel Beardsmore (unregistered)

    Honestly I am just surprised to find such a detailed SQL error message, and one that incorporates an erroneous element of the query into the message. Error messages that helpful are painfully rare.

  • David Keaveny (unregistered) in reply to Daniel Beardsmore

    I'm more concerned about the lack of parameterisation on the query. It's like the last 20 years of OWASP haven't happened.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Three's a Crowd

    You'd'v'nt

    ITYM you'd'nt've ?

    Addendum 2021-07-27 10:12: Or, even better, you'dn't've?

  • Airdrik (unregistered) in reply to jkshapiro

    I was thinking that as well. I'd've also added another apostrophe for the n't contraction; or is there some reason I'm missing that you'd'n't've done that?

  • (nodebb) in reply to Airdrik

    Nope, just Muphry's Law in action.

  • mcsterlings (unregistered)
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  • (nodebb)

    Am I the only one who sorts the most commonly used countries in the database to the top of the country list?

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