David A. Black wrote:
> Hi --
> 
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, David Corbin wrote:
> 
>> On Wednesday 27 April 2005 07:36 am, will wrote:
>>
>>> David Corbin wrote:
>>>
>>>> 2) Is this list really the best place to get rails-specific support? I
>>>> can find no other specific list.
>>>
>>>
>>> There is a specific rails list you might want to try:
>>>
>>> http://lists.rubyonrails.org/mailman/listinfo/rails
>>
>>
>> I don't know if anyone's ever made this observation before, or if it has
>> another well-known name:
>>
>> "You always find the answer right after you post your question." -- 
>> Corbin's Law.
> 
> I don't know if it has a name (I never remember these "Law" names
> anyway -- it's my anarchistic streak :-) but it's definitely been
> observed before.  Google for "right after i asked the question" :-)
> 

This technique to find the answer is called "rubber ducking" - see Dave 
and Andy's book "The Pragmatic Programmer", page 95.

Happy rubying

Stephan