Rule #1 of software engineering: you don't have any choice about which part of the code base you'll accidentally become the expert on.
90% of software engineering is interacting with people.
The other 10% is remembering that 90% is interacting with people.
I hope Scotland goes for another independence referendum, if only for the inevitable “if at first you don't secede…” headline.
So, Do Not Link seems like a good idea. donotlink.com/dnl/faq