I didn't change anything!
interj. An aggrieved cry often heard as
bugs manifest during a regression test. The canonical
this assertion is "Then it works just the same as it did before,
doesn't it?" See also one-line fix
. This is also heard from
applications programmers trying to blame an obvious applications
problem on an unrelated systems software change, for example a
divide-by-0 fault after terminals were added to a network.
Usually, their statement is found to be false. Upon close
questioning, they will admit some major restructuring of the
program that shouldn't have broken anything, in their opinion,
but which actually hosed
the code completely.