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Re: Timesheets: What are they good for?

by rg0now (Chaplain)
on Apr 16, 2005 at 20:54 UTC ( #448527=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Timesheets: What are they good for?

We have to fill in a stupid Excel timesheet every month to document our activity, which is then printed to paper and sent to the management.

Boy, I do not even have Excel installed... Instead, I have a nice Perl script that generates random activity for me saving me countless hours of doing silly paperwork. I once set it up to give me a healthy balance of research work and coding, and lately I have grown to copy-paste the generated random report into Excel (on a colleague's Windows box) unchanged, without proofreading it any further.

Curiously, the script used to have a strange error, which caused it to produce fake reports every now and then, but I have never been contacted on this issue. Apparently, they just throw the timesheets away...


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Re^2: Timesheets: What are they good for?
by cog (Parson) on Apr 16, 2005 at 21:07 UTC
    Or they've spotted it and are saving the information for a better time...

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