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Re: If at first I donít succeed, I Ö

by talexb (Canon)
on Sep 15, 2020 at 04:33 UTC ( #11121781=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to If at first I donít succeed, I Ö

Plan A: Leave it for a while and come back later for another bash or two.

Plan B: Sleep on it.

Plan C: Explain it to someone else. These days, since I'm working from home (as many of us are), that someone is my step-son. And that approach does sometimes work.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

Thanks PJ. We owe you so much. Groklaw -- RIP -- 2003 to 2013.

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Re^2: If at first I donít succeed, I Ö
by afoken (Canon) on Sep 15, 2020 at 08:58 UTC
    Plan C: Explain it to someone else.

    Classic Rubber duck debugging. Having a human pretending to listen to you makes it look a little bit more normal to outstanders. Plus, an actually listening human can ask questions that may lead to finding bugs.


    Today I will gladly share my knowledge and experience, for there are no sweeter words than "I told you so". ;-)

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