Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked

Re^2: XY Problem

by Voronich (Hermit)
on Feb 10, 2011 at 15:07 UTC ( #887469=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: XY Problem
in thread XY Problem

Ahhh... what you said.

The problem I have most frequently is that I really do know I need to do Z and the explanation as to why is really not germane. But... people love to 'be smart' so they start prying.

The trick, I suppose, is distinguishing between the two types of queries.

Comment on Re^2: XY Problem

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://887469]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others having an uproarious good time at the Monastery: (11)
As of 2015-10-13 13:44 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    Does Humor Belong in Programming?

    Results (307 votes), past polls