It's so safe to be anonymous, isn't it? It means you get be wrong and not have anyone know who you are. At least when I'm wrong, I'm willing to put my name on it.
It's not chipped, it's broken. Has been a for a long time and there was a patch sitting in the queue for this problem (a problem that has bitten me and many other individuals). My only hope is to fix the broken equality test and the only change is to clean up the diagnostics, something which isn't machine-readable anyway.