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Time for a style guide update, NYT January 16, 2010

Posted by globalizer in Language, terminology.
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Something that has been bugging me for a while, this is just the latest example:

She said she was “unaware” whether China staff have been denied access to codes, as some bloggers have said, but added that Google is still scanning its systems following the attack.

Who, outside of the New York Times editorial offices, thinks that “code” as in “software code” should be treated as a countable noun?

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