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Re^2: When my script doesn't work, I ...

by cavac (Chaplain)
on Oct 25, 2012 at 14:59 UTC ( #1000885=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: When my script doesn't work, I ...
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Sound familiar.

Although lately, working with big databases and data files, more often enough the story ends more like "realize that the script does exactly the right thing, but $OTHERSCRIPT supplied broken data. (Junk in/Junk out principle)".

"I know what i'm doing! Look, what could possibly go wrong? All i have to pull this lever like so, and then press this button here like ArghhhhhaaAaAAAaaagraaaAAaa!!!"

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