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perplexing error

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 7:50 AM, Peter Pearson
<pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> wrote:
> On 8 Sep 2018 19:10:09 GMT, Stefan Ram <ram at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Peter Pearson <pkpearson at nowhere.invalid> writes:
>>>On 8 Sep 2018 17:25:52 GMT, Stefan Ram <ram at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>>>>In such cases, I do:
>>>>print( 'at position 1' )
>>>This approach is especially valuable when it turns out that
>>>the file you're editing is not the file being included.
>>   I am not sure whether this is taken to be literally or as
>>   being sarcastic.
> [snip]
> No sarcasm intended.  I've made the editing-wrong-file goof many times.

Me too. Or it's the right file, but not being deployed correctly. Or
you're working on the wrong computer (especially if you have editors
open via SSH). Or you just plain forgot to save... This sort of smoke
test is invaluable.