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(FWD) Re: Sv: Sv: Sv: Sv: Synopsis
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Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 03:09:51 +0100 (BST)
From: David Webster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Sv: Sv: Sv: Sv: Synopsis
On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Rune Christiansen wrote:
> >Is the web-tar-ball still being maintained?
> Wasn't it just a script (cronjob)?
Yep, but I know that the one I was looking at, for the compiled version,
ran into disk space problems.
> >It should be clear, but we want, need as many people as possible. Thus
> >some coaxing may need to be done.
> I believe that an intro-text should do the work. People are probably more
> motivated if they've decided themselves to participate?
> >> (David Webster for those who didn't know) should have a clear idea about
> >> project I'm talking about... :)
> Thought you might say that... :)
> >FWIW: I'm actually working on a shell script guide, and getting 'round to
> >commenting the 50+ apps I've written. It's just at the concept stage, atm,
> >but it should be finished by july/august time.
> Remember to put the descriptions on your site too. That way we can all make
> use of them...
Yep. The guide is for attrition.org, and I'm commenting my apps to use as
e.g.s so parts of them will be included, the rest will be linked to.
> >I'd recommend that you atleast look at perl. It's a good language, and is
> >probably worth knowing (job wise).
> Maybe, but time is limited (as always :) and I'm not getting an education in
> any computer-related areas, so I have no direct need for it.
Time is always limited. Who here on this list is getting formal
computer-related education? I'm not, and it has been my experience that
people who are self trained often have higher interest levels and a
greater overal ability (I feel), esp. regarding college/school
education. I for one was giving the head of IT help while I was still at
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