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Submission + - Most important lines of code

r_accorsi writes: It is certainly true that world's basic infrastructures would collapse in case computers shutdown unexpectedly, thereby putting the whole humanity in danger, at least in certain regions. As computers are to-date responsible for keeping such services (and after all ourselves) alive, code is the ultimative matter. I would like to know which (classes of) lines of code are the key for our survival.

We're here to give you a computer, not a religion. - attributed to Bob Pariseau, at the introduction of the Amiga