I have heard lots of anecdotal evidence that using VSS is a horrible idea because sooner or later, it will just lose/corrupt/delete all of your work. (I am even guilty of using such evidence as one of ...
It's happened to all of us. Maybe the original author is no longer with the company, or maybe the boss just doesn't trust him to fix it (Kernighan's Law). Either way, they gave it to you, and you ...