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...you'd probably laugh mockingly and tell us we're doing it the wrong way.
Ever have those days where you feel like you're trying to dig a drainage ditch with a toy shovel and what you really want is one of those whopping big diggers, to hell with the neighbour's yard.
I also wonder, on evenings like this, what percentage stop and spend a couple of hours to research and implement the best way of doing something, and what just go ahead and do it in half the time with double the pain?
Ever have those days where you feel like you're trying to dig a drainage ditch
with a toy shovel and what you really want is one of those whopping big diggers,
to hell with the neighbour's yard.
Having the parade ground sweeped with a toothbrush is an old military tradition and being inefficient is of course the whole point.
Chris Maunder wrote:
I also wonder, on evenings like this, what percentage stop and spend a couple of
hours to research and implement the best way of doing something, and what
just go ahead and do it in half the time with double the pain?
My weapon of choice always have been libraries. In the beginning it's tedious, as they don't yet offer much help and demand a lot of work and thought in order to grow. They are my version of an English lawn and once they have grown over a certain critical point, they allow you to work in the domain of your choice quickly and with only little pain. Write once, rework as often as needed and then use it as long and as often as possible to get the most effect out of the time you have invested.
"I don't know, extraterrestrial?"
"You mean like from space?"
"No, from Canada."
I hope my email didn't push you over the edge! If it helps, the 'doing things the right way' never seems to be easy, and my next article update will reflect some of the difficulties on a project much different than yours.
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