Long ago, my fingers grew weary of answering the same old question of "I am about to write my own template module" or "... I am about to write my own CGI parser"
Now I just smirk and go on to the next post.
Somehow, merlyn, even with the fact that he is far above expert level let alone far above beginner level, still takes his time to crank out that 100,000th reply to the same old question.
Well, it is important that someone do it. Some people will never listen and I'm sure he knows that as he spends more of his precious time typing it up... but I guess he wants just one more person to avoid pit falls so he goes at it tirelessly again... and again.... and again...
And it is an inspiring example of how open source software communities should work and what we all should be doing.