"My company sells access to a massive PHP application that was built a few years ago by The Originals," writes Magnus Bergmark. "The application has everything: slow interface, quirks-mode invalid HTML4, hidden POST forms for every link, you name it."

"The code consists of a few files arranged in a proper developmestuction environment, with thousands of lines in each file. Comments are mostly devoid, but I found a line with a comment about one-and-a-half thousand lines down."

$letter_array = array(
   "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "J", "K", "L", "M", 
   "N", "O", "P", "Q", "R", "S", "T", "U", "V", "W", "X", "Y", "Z", "!"); 
   // A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z !

Magnus adds, "at least the comment is accurate. That's more than I can say about the others."

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