It’s very important to remember that PHP caches results of file-system functions. Details are here.
I’m reading this great interview with Marc Andreessen in which he says:
I’ve really been trying hard to spend less time actually arguing with anybody. Because people really don’t want to change their mind. And so I’m trying to just literally never argue with people.
…I thought that was worth making a note of. I think I’m going to take that on board.
Today I read How Much Does It Cost To Run This Blog?. The bottom line was:
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While reading What tools made you better programmer I came across a link to Error Handling in a Correctness-Critical Rust Project which included these two tidbits:
almost all (92%) of the catastrophic system failures are the result of incorrect handling of non-fatal errors explicitly signaled in software.
in 58% of the catastrophic failures, the underlying faults could easily have been detected through simple testing of error handling code.