No, technically it isn't optional, but when I've been on a bug hunt for seven hours and I think I've finally found it, then hit the enter key, and watch the command line intensely to see if I have, at this point I hold my breath, and forget to breathe again until I begin swearing at the monitor.......lol, so there is a small momentary lapse of remembering to breath in there some where..:)
As far as the toddler, I happen to have one now, (4 and a half), and I'd have to agree with Tux on that. Tux++
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.." -- George Bernard Shaw
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