"Nathaniel Talbott" <nathaniel / talbott.ws> wrote in message news:<000001c1f7a4$57722480$871d78d5@abraham>...
> Pat Eyler [mailto:pate / eylerfamily.org] wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 10 May 2002, Nathaniel Talbott wrote:
> > 
> > > I try to be... but we all fail to live up to our ideals now and
> > > then, eh? I need to get married and have kids so I can train them
> > > to sit by me when I code and go, "Got a test for that? Got a test
> > > for that? Got a test for that?" etc.
> > 
> > Why didn't I think of that?  I keep trying to get mine 
> > interested in learning to code so that we can pair together 
> > ... If I just let them know that they get a free chance to 
> > correct Dad, they'll be all over me begging to work on stuff.
> 
> Well, to give credit where credit is due, I snagged the idea from Kent
> Beck. I hear he has a whole house-full of kids he'll rent ya when you
> don't have a pair ;-)

You could also always try an "intern" :D

~ Patrick