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This is why copy'n'paste should be banned from developers' IDEs

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Re: Temporary Fix

There's a comment like that in an application I wrote. It was added when I turned a DOS batch program into a DOS "windows" mouse interactive version in short order to satisfy my internal users. That was in1990.

The comment says something like "This interactive mechanism will do until I find a better way to do it". Revisited the concept several times - but always had to admit that first method worked extremely well.

It became the yardstick with which to measure the limitations of equivalent commercial Windows products. It still works well after the application was turned inside out to be a Windows Console application. Turning it into a true Windows application worked - but was just too clunky.

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