Marc M. Adkins
Marc.M.Adkins at Doorways.org
Tue Jan 21 17:36:39 CST 2003
> (But I do recommend to everyone, especially those just getting started, to
> pick a man page at random every day and at least skim it. Don't study it,
> just throw it at your brain. Something will stick. Over time it will start
> to gel, exponentially. Some people tell me this just won't work for them.
> But I'm not sure they've actually tried it.)
I remember the days of interminably long compilations. I used the dead time
to read manuals. Instead of playing solitaire or whatever. I learned a
lot. Now compilations happen faster (or not at all in the case of Perl). I
don't learn nearly so much. Ah, well, that's progress for you.
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