Rule 6 in the wild – dumpster fire Yule log edition

rachelbythebay shares a cautionary tale of “how a bunch of small bits of cleverness can multiply into a raging dumpster fire,” which is every engineer’s favorite kind of fire. Each step on this road to ruin sounds totally reasonable on its own, but you never know how they will conspire together to ruin your day. If it can happen to Google, it can happen to you.

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