Secret service catches a violin player waiting for a bus. They arrest him, take him to an undisclosed location, build a case like this:

"The suspect works for a secret organization named Orchestra. He carries a suspicious looking communication device, files written in secret script under codename "notes", supposedly written by one Mozart (note: find this guy and all his contacts), handed to him by the chief of his organization's local branch (codename: symphony orchestra). Chief goes under codename conductor - real identity still unknown... ".

Every night they wake him up, interrogate him further, trying to get him to confess who is he really working for.
After n nights they wake him up again and shout "confess! Mozart confessed already!".


Now why is this a programming joke?
You never had customers who needed such techniques applied to them to get the specs right.


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