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Re: Do monks get married?

by oakbox (Chaplain)
on Jan 01, 2003 at 08:55 UTC ( #223555=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (OT) Do monks get married?

December 31st was our 4 year anniversary and our son is just over 2.
This raises an interesting point for me. Look at every programmer you know, are any of them Jerks? Not socially inept, that usually comes out in the wash, but really Jerks? Is it possible to be an ass and still write code?

oakbox

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Re: Re: Do monks get married?
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 01, 2003 at 11:58 UTC
    Look at every programmer you know, are any of them Jerks?

    Yell yeah. Actually I'd say about 70% of them are. I also have found a correlation between being a "Jerk" programmer and writing unmaintainable, ugly, overall low-quality code.

    If you're confident in what you do and approach your tasks with a positive attitude, you tend to improve faster.

Re: Re: Do monks get married?
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Jan 03, 2003 at 16:32 UTC
    Cool! Another monk got married on a given date for tax reasons. *grins* And, here I was, thinking I was the only one...

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