Today needed a hot take borne of agonizing, delirious pain. And thus, here we are:
Version pinning is a form of technical debt. You can tell yourself otherwise, in the same sense that you can traipse into a wolf den singing "nice doggies!", but the present reality will eventually come due, and be all the more painful for the amount of interest you accumulated trying to delay the inevitable.
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