Finction (Debugging Slang, Part 26)

Finction (or simply Finc) - A function with a flaw, having abnormal behaviour, a candidate for a fix or axing.

Examples: After delivering a hotfix with axed code they were embarrassed to see that finction again on a stack trace.

Etymology: Derives from “function”. Inspired by MDAA V3 errata.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org + TraceAnalysis.org -

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