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Re: Future Perl development

From:
Thomas Fjellstrom
Date:
February 5, 2007 14:48
Subject:
Re: Future Perl development
Message ID:
200702051548.17908.tfjellstrom@strangesoft.net
On Monday 05 February 2007 3:41 pm, chromatic wrote:
> On Monday 05 February 2007 14:31, Thomas Fjellstrom wrote:
> > This is just my oppinion, I'm in no way trying to TELL you what your job
> > is, just pointing out that its a serious problem that may need looked
> > into.
>
> Likewise, I'm just pointing out that *someone* has to do that work.  In the
> absence of Magic PR Fairies and Magic Code Fairies, who is going to do it
> and what does that person have to give up doing to make time to do
> something else?
>
> What should *I* do?  Stop developing?  Quit my job?  Go part time?  Apply
> for a $3000 TPF grant to sustain me for... two weeks... to learn how to do
> PR and fix all of the problems?  Not sleep?  Give up my remaining hobbies?

Do what you want. If that happens to include helping fix the PR problem a 
piece at a time, so be it, if not, whatever! :)

> "Why don't you just improve your PR?" is really not a simple question.
> Likewise "Why don't you just make milestone schedules and stick to them?"
> or "Why don't you just stop designing and start implementing what you
> have?" or "Why don't you just change the name?" or "Why don't you just...
> whatever."

Yes, only once the deluge of those comments gets unbearable should you heed 
them ;) Most times its best to just ignore those types of questions, the ones 
that seemingly tell you what to do, and don't provide any solutions or help.

> I want my Magic Code Fairies, darnit!  Pony optional at this point.

Don't I wish. My "want to do" project list is way too huge.

> -- c

-- 
Thomas Fjellstrom
tfjellstrom@strangesoft.net



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