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Re: Life is:

by talexb (Canon)
on Dec 24, 2006 at 19:45 UTC ( #591532=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Life is:

Great poll.

In Mario Puzo's The Godfather, the title character's last words are "Life is so beautiful". All of the other choices are great, but I had to choose this one.

And I have to close with another quote .. "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" .. thank you all for this wonderful, creative, intelligent community. Long may it live.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

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[Corion]: ambrus: Most of our "automation" is tied to process exit codes and a shell pipeline :-\
[LanX]: ... a week later they realized that one of the databases - which recorded how much the other banks due to this bank - was not correctly plugged
[ambrus]: Corion: I have no problem with exit codes and shell pipeline. My problem is that the current process requires a lot of manual intervention from me, including editing the source codes.
[ambrus]: (Also a lot of manual intervention by two or three other co-workers, who do other parts of the process.)
[ambrus]: Some of the manual part is unavoidable, but not all.
[choroba]: LanX was there a way to recover the numbers from the remaining information?
[Corion]: LanX: Ow ;)
Discipulus manual work: i just tell the same to my boss: every time the quick solution is to assign some manual data entry task to my group.. because we have not direct access to many databases here..
[LanX]: point is: in high speed trade each bank has to remember what he has to get from the others... so dresdner got billed for losses but couldn't claim gains
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