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New York Times Web Developer Interview Question

I interviewed in New York, NY and was asked:
"I was asked to edit very low quality JavaScript. I think I lost points for not catching "errors", but the interviewer hadn't given me any requirements, even when I prompted for them. I had no way of knowing what was expected from the spaghetti code :-\"
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I used DOM manipulation, when they apparently wanted innerHTML via Array::join. (I mentioned that templates made more sense.)
- Interview Candidate on Oct 14, 2012 Flag Response

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