SPAM-MED: Re: Time to upgrade my technique...

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at
Wed Jun 11 10:26:52 EDT 2008


We should all be so fortunate as to have such a rewarding
environment. Unlike you, I'm mired in one in which Building
Officials, aware that we can now do much more than in the
past, are requiring the most inane documentation for things
just because they can easily do so - without scratching their

Continue having fun with "real work" - teaching and learning!

Joe Wilkins

On Jun 11, 2008, at 7:12 AM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> Oddly enough a slightly confused 15 year old came to
> see me today, ostensibly about English but really
> about programming; worried that a friend of his was
> "strutting his funky stuff" with some 'orrible
> command-line language. Showed him how to knock
> something together that worked in RR; his self-esteem
> went through the roof as I demythologised programming
> in 3 easy steps all thanks to Runtime Revolution!
> If only schools could pull their fingers out of 1975
> and start using some sort of Object-based RAD such as
> RR we would not all go around with humps on our backs
> about being inferior because we cannot program.
> sincerely, Richmond Mathewson.

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