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Re: I surf PM during

by jlongino (Parson)
on Aug 10, 2002 at 16:13 UTC ( #189190=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I surf PM during

I voted other. Regardless of whether I'm at work or at home, if I have a Perl related issue or problem I surf. My boss understands that I consider Perlmonks a valuable resource. However, if I'm surfing simply for fun, I do that exclusively on my own time. I have to admit that I had to stop and consider the connotations associated with the word surf before voting. I took it to be synonymous with browse though some people equate surfing to goofing off or wasting time.


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I surf PM during
by xtype (Deacon) on Aug 11, 2002 at 00:05 UTC
    Well if "surf" is defined as "browse around aimlessly". Meaning, with no particular end goal, then my answer would be "off-time only". This is probably better defined with:
    Searching for an answer - mostly work hours
    Answering questions, recreational reading - off-time only

    Although, after lamenting for a bit, I took "surf" to encompass doing anything at all at I thus voted "no distinction".
    Possibly because there is no real distinction between work-hours and off-time for me these days. (sniffle... hire me!)


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