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Re: Reinventing the wheel

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 03, 2011 at 02:27 UTC ( #935558=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reinventing the wheel

What more could i actually say?

How many inches of code is this thing?

Is that a really bad thing?

Not at all, you did your homework

Was that really a waste of time?

Yes, if you think so, and No, if you don't

It certainly wasn't a waste of my time :)

And if it was, wasn't it mine to waste anyway?

Bingo.

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