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gizmotron at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 27 23:00:17 CST 2003
>>> it is a poor workman who blames his tools.
>> ... and it is an even poorer workman that blames his materials.
>> Mark Brownell
> Where does that put the person who blames the documentation? ;)
> Richard Gaskin
Perhaps another colorful colloquialism spoken by craftsman will help:
"I cut this board and it turned out it was too short so I cut it again
and it was still too short."
Even though we made fun of the new guys, in almost all cases, we let
them off the hook after a short while, especially the ones that showed
an eagerness to learn. This use-revolution discussion list is the glue
that binds the process of learning Revolution together with the
sometimes lost feeling one gets when searching for solutions in the
docs. And here, there are no colorfully placed pranks to get the cheap
laugh at the newbie expense.
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