#milkymist IRC log for Tuesday, 2013-01-15

azonenbergi just spent a whole day hunting down this bug... writing to a FIFO with data synchronous to clock A18:06
azonenbergwhen you told the buffer to sample on clock B, which has no phase relationship18:06
azonenbergtends to not end well18:06
azonenbergsilly typos :P18:06
larscthat's why I want tools which are clock domain aware18:09
azonenberglarsc: yeah, that would be nice18:10
azonenbergThis is a textbook mandelbug lol18:11
azonenberg"A bug whose underlying causes are so    complex and obscure as to make its behavior appear chaotic or even    non-deterministic.  This term implies that the speaker thinks it is a    Bohr bug, rather than a    heisenbug"18:11
wpwrakas long as you don't up with schroedingerbugs ..18:13
larscazonenberg: yea, it's a nice method for introducing random failures18:14
azonenbergwpwrak: "A design or implementation bug in a program that doesn't manifest    until someone reading source or using the program in an unusual way notices    that it never should have worked, at which point the program promptly stops    working for everybody until fixed" - lol18:17
azonenbergi know those18:17
wpwrakand of course, there are the everett bugs. but they're pretty common. (after Hugh Everett, discoverer of the many-worlds interpretation)18:26
azonenberglol18:29
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