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There's a name for this phenomena: Hyrum's Law.

> With a sufficient number of users of an API, it does not matter what you promise in the contract: all observable behaviors of your system will be depended on by somebody.

http://www.hyrumslaw.com/






I never knew it had a "real name". I always referenced back to the comic: https://xkcd.com/1172/

Essentially, a bugfix that prevents CPU overheating breaks someone's workflow involving a temperature sensor (jokingly).




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