Autoredialing and walking phone menus

There’s a particular government service I need to interact with and they have rebuffed my messaging through their official website. I’m supposed to call them, but everyone else is calling them too. Instead of a callback service or something similar, this government office makes you walk through a two minute phone tree where several messages (all completely irrelevant to me) cannot be bypassed. After two and a half minutes, it tells you that no agents are available and to call back later.

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What is Legacy Code?

What is “legacy” code? Or, what makes some code “legacy” and other code not? I looked for a good definition, and I didn’t find one that made any sense. Many people seemed to have not considered their definition before choosing it.

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