Kde3.5 / Kde4.x OR Kde3.5 / Nde1.x

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 14:04:32 GMT 2008


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 1:31 PM, marc <gmane at auxbuss.com> wrote:
> Knapp said...
>> >> Almost nothing similar in basic system management,
>> >
>> > Not that I can see....  I'm still managing my system as I used to.
>> >
>> >> Almost nothing similar in API,
>> >
>> > Certainly more true.
>> >
>> >> Maybe there is a lesson here. (hum ???)
>> >>
>> >> But with all my 30 years of computing, from punch-cards to usk-keys,
>> >> I just don't know what the lesson is.    :-)
>> >
>> > Nor I.
>>
>> I have been a programmer for a long time also. Yes it sucks to loose
>> all your work. I used to have that happen a lot because the systems
>> were so poor that things go deleted or corrupted or in a very recent
>> case my baby, 8 months, took my laptop highlighted the whole program
>> and then typed a bunch of random letters and saved it, all in 3
>> minutes while I was getting a bite to eat. Naturally your first
>> reaction is one of anger and frustration. Then you calm down and just
>> rewrite it.
>
> My first reaction would be to ask myself how I "forgot" to use version
> control!
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Marc

Hindsight is wonderful! It was the first thing I did when I started
over! This also has something to do with why I started the backup
thread.
-- 
Douglas E Knapp

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