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Re: Give a fish or teach to fish?

by Popcorn Dave (Abbot)
on Apr 01, 2008 at 18:28 UTC ( #677803=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Give a fish or teach to fish?

I agree with dws in that it's usually better to point people towards the fish rather than giving it to them. If it's a glaring error I'll point it out, but I think it's better to steer people to solutions rather than solving problems for them.

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