squatting valid internal package names was a nearly sure-fire method to get into the networks of some of the biggest tech companies out there, gaining remote code execution, and possibly allowing attackers to add backdoors during builds.
I think it's pretty funny that Windows continues to support the special filenames from the DOS days.
Do not use the following reserved names for the name of a file: CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9.
This was fun.
Now I will only think of ditches whenever I watch movies of this nature, or play D&D.
Not sure about all the self-citations in this, but I will say it's a good read, if you're into that sort of thing.
Tech story of the week.
Democrats should try campaigning on the truth: The Republican Party is controlled by intelligent, college-educated, and affluent elites who concoct dangerous nonsense to paper over a bigoted, plutocratic agenda and to justify attacks on the democratic process.
"Fake Famous". Make your (older) kids watch it.
Hot takes are always fun, but you shouldn't really believe them.
Gotta read for tomorrow's @TechnicolorRainbow meeting.