Message: Columnist Doesn’t Want To Hear From You

In a column by St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan, dummy values shine through:

Dummy contact information
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A little bit of logic checking to see if the data-driven information was the dummy/default information and hiding the block if it was would have prevented this unfortunately not-embarrassing gaffe, but because it wasn’t embarrassing, the development team decided they could live without a couple extra lines of validation code.

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