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Re: Re: Newbies, trying to help, and where to draw the line?

by hossman (Prior)
on Sep 05, 2002 at 18:06 UTC ( #195459=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Newbies, trying to help, and where to draw the line?
in thread Newbies, trying to help, and where to draw the line?

In a realm of thought where TMTOWTDI, and in a language where different versions might contain subtle differences in behavior, and in a forum where the nature of the Q & A doesn't lend itself to allways having a complete picture of the problem, ... who is to decide the definition of "correct" ?

Above all else, this is a discussion forum. People shouldn't have to fear posting just because they aren't 100% certain that their way of solving a problem is "the most correct".


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Re: Re: Re: Newbies, trying to help, and where to draw the line?
by BorgCopyeditor (Friar) on Sep 06, 2002 at 15:53 UTC
    who is to decide the definition of "correct" ?

    Anyone who tries to run bad code and finds that it doesn't work. Is that democratic enough for you?

    BCE

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