I strongly concur.
I suspect that most Monks who object to homework posts
(and I'm one of them, though I don't usually want to spend
a vote on them) object because they work with, or have
worked with in the past, a "programmer" who insists on
having their hand held full-time. Thus, we react strongly
when we see the same thing happening elsewhere. (Also, on
a personal level I'm irritated that "some Anonymonk"
considers my time to be so much more expendible than
As for the four engineers story: let's assume that the
course in question was thermodynamics. Which engineer
would you rather have designing jet turbine blades?
Update:"What's a heat transfer
equation?" "How do I do this integral?" "What does this
graph mean?" "Why's titanium better than nickel for that
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