In the Windows division, as with any other product group, there is a common "bag of tools" that people tend to rely on to get through the day. Occasionally, somebody will encounter a problem with one of these tools.
When I run Program Q, I get the message XYZ, and then it appears to get stuck in an infinite loop allocating more and more memory until it finally runs out. Is this a bug?
Just a few hours later, the question is repeated. It seems
Resending. Is anybody else seeing this?
First thing the following morning:
The owner of Program Q, please help.
At this point, I felt compelled to explain how it works, but of course I did it by firing up my thermonuclear social skills.
You own Program Q. The source code is in X\Q. Have fun. Let us know what you find.
Fortunately, one of my colleagues chimed in with an explanation.
Raymond's point is that many of our tools are supported by whoever pitches in and helps. Don't be shy.
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