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On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 06:14:10AM +0900, Mike Stephens wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote in post #1000098:
> >  and frankly, you shouldn't have to explain why you're writing code
> > for something like this, unless it's actually relevant to the problem
> > you want help solving.
>=20
> Chad, if you ever want to learn anything,and my experience of you -like
> others before me - is you don't, learn this: it is always vital to
> understand why you are doing something.

I do want to learn things, and I agree that it is vital to understand why
you are doing something, but it is *not* vital to explain to some
Microsoft obsessed shitbird why you are using Ruby to interact with an
XLS file rather than doing it "by hand" in Excel.

--=20
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 06:14:10AM +0900, Mike Stephens wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote in post #1000098:
> >  and frankly, you shouldn't have to explain why you're writing code
> > for something like this, unless it's actually relevant to the problem
> > you want help solving.
>=20
> Chad, if you ever want to learn anything,and my experience of you -like
> others before me - is you don't, learn this: it is always vital to
> understand why you are doing something.

I do want to learn things, and I agree that it is vital to understand why
you are doing something, but it is *not* vital to explain to some
Microsoft obsessed shitbird why you are using Ruby to interact with an
XLS file rather than doing it "by hand" in Excel.

--=20
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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