Is this thing still on?
It's been a while. Over two years, to be precise. Which, coincidentally, happens to be about the age of the oldest open ticket on my issue tracker for my freelance client. But don't let that fool you: this particular thorn in my side has existed effectively since the day I started with them, way back in 2016. This is the story of issue #155.
The client in question operates a heavily customized Minecraft server network. When I first started with them, my role was to migrate the existing software suite from the Bukkit API (a modified version of…