[LA.pm] Anyone with a teaching bug?
btilly at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 16:18:06 PDT 2008
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Andy Lester <andy at petdance.com> wrote:
>>> I'll take a spirited player wanting to learn over a benchwarmer any day.
>> I'll take a benchwarmer over a spirited newcomer who has not learned
>> and objects when informed of the need to learn before trying to inform
>> others. At least the benchwarmer is not actively causing harm.
> I can't see that someone saying "Hey, I'm developing this" is "causing
Talk to someone who had to unlearn a bad introduction to Perl if you
don't see the harm. To name someone we both know, I would suggest
getting an earful from Curtis Poe (Ovid in perlmonks).
Now he obviously did unlearn his bad introduction. I've encountered
other programmers, including some smart people, who never did.
> And I certainly didn't see anything in response other than "boy, that
You say that like it is always bad to point out suckage.
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