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And finally… disappointment, embarrassment, pain

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

This isn’t the worst penalty ever, but we’re not sure it could have gone any worse, if that makes sense. Disappointment, embarrassment, dejection, and finally, pain. In roughly that order. 

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