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"cargo cult code"?
A super search for "Cargo Cult" will give you some examples of the term being used, usually
in reply to some code in that category. Merlyn is particularly vigorous in down-voting this code.
Other "classic" examples are A lot of Matt Wright's perl CGI code, and the "Pragma: no-cache" myth.
By rote learning.
Via Genetic memory.
It's provided by my firmware.
I just remember them.
Thirty days hath September
My computer gets it right, usually.
I just ask someone else.
Someone punches me on the first of the month.
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