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Non-programmers and programmers

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Posted 9th June 2011 at 09:35 PM by paulpalm

Programmers shudder when non-programmers say the line...

"Can someone complete task x, it can only be a simple thing that will take 5 minutes to do."

How can one estimate the time taken to do something when one knows nothing about how to do it oneself? :confused:

If it is that easy - do it yourself, don't demean peoples craft. The more seasoned a programmer will take much thought over 1 line of code because he/she is thinking of things that you may not!

Moral of this post: respect peoples craft
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