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I know it's been said 2 ** 4000000 times, but I'll say it again. If you think you know the answer, just be sure that you state that you're somewhat clouded as to whether or not your suggestion is correct. To give you an example, in this article, I mentioned something about Config.pm, of which I was not totally sure. Abigail was quick to point out that what I said is both right and wrong ( use Config; will work if the @INC is compiled in the perl executable correctly). It was a slight misunderstanding on my part (since I've only dealt with pre-compiled binary versions of Perl).

Yes, I was somewhat embarassed about being wrong. But, on the other hand, it was a learning experience for both the poster, as well as myself. Sometimes wrong answers can splinter off into a really interesting discussion. Just be honest about your knowledge of Perl and try to help where you can.

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

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