Whilst pondering the lost control one has over pastebin posts as a guest; the inability to remove a text one has published themselves and the entailed virtually temporally unbounded availability to anyone of this text, I decided to look at pastebin’s “archive” site — a chronologically sorted collection of the most recent public pastebin posts.
One interesting post was titled Filter – Stringrid – Delphi and appears to be a Delphi program with German comments accomplishing some two-dimensional array manipulation task.
However, when looking further down the archive, a post published around two minutes earlier caught my attention — exmp1. [the paste unfortunately has been removed as of the 17th of May 2020 with its author not having the above mentioned limitations; you can, however, still view it on TIO.] This innocuously titled Java source file upon closer contains inspection an impressive 349 lines of code. Now, source files of such a line count are not unreasonable (especially when writing Java), however it is not the typical size of an example — as this paste’s title suggests.
Thus, I decided to read it to know what it is meant to accomplish and how it is written — the source’s line count is highly misleading regarding its functionality.