Dimitris John Raptis

687 days ago

"Everyone knew broken builds should be fixed quickly. No one did it. Introduction of a *completely irrelevant* stimulus/challenge caused people to behave correctly."

About Those Lava Lamps

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Around 2006-2007, it was a bit of a fashion to hook lava lamps up to the build server. Normally, the green lava lamp would be on, but if the build failed, it would turn off and the red lava lamp would turn on.