You arrive at a foreign land just as the day is ending. Soon, you encounter your first obstacle: the directions you had to your hotel do not seem correct. You know the local language and feel confident enough to find directions on your own. A few steps along the way, you find the first sign:
Possible infinite loop. Choose direction carefully.
We all been here before, trying to find a path to understanding in code written by many different hands and voices. This talk examines the balance between being the traveller of legacy code and one of the its narrators to future visitors.