On decoding

  1. Engineer – “Horrible hack” ; Meaning – “Horrible hack that I didn’t write”
    Engineer – “Temporary workaround” ; Meaning – “Horrible hack that I wrote”
  2. Engineer – “It’s broken”; Meaning – “There are bugs in your code”
    Engineer – “It has a few issues”; Meaning – “There are bugs in my code”
  3. Engineer – “Obscure”; Meaning – “Your code doesn’t have comments”
    Engineer – “Self-documenting”; Meaning – “My code doesn’t have comments”
  4. Engineer – “That’s why it’s an awesome language”; Meaning – “It’s my favourite language and it’s really easy to do something in it”
    Engineer – “You’re thinking in the wrong mindset”; Meaning – “It’s my favourite language and it’s really hard to do something in it”
  5. Engineer – “I can read this Perl script”; Meaning – “I wrote this Perl script”
    Engineer – “I can’t read this Perl script”; Meaning – “I didn’t write this Perl script”
  6. Engineer – “Bad structure”; Meaning – “Your code is badly organized”
    Engineer – “Complex structure”; Meaning – “My code is badly organized”
  7. Engineer – “Bug”; Meaning – “The absence of a feature I like”
    Engineer – “Out of scope”; Meaning – “The absence of a feature I don’t like”
  8. Engineer -“Clean solution”; Meaning – “It works and I understand it”
    Engineer – “We need to rewrite it”; Meaning – “It works but I don’t understand it”

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