from the blame-the-halloween-candy-coma dept.
chicksdaddy writes "Data from application testing firm Veracode suggests that the quality of application code submitted for auditing is pretty much constant throughout the year — except for the months of October and November, when the average density of vulnerabilities in the code jumps considerably. But why? Is it the pressure of deadlines? The stress of developers' lives (kids back to school, etc.)?"
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the
seed from which other committees will bloom.