[rescue] SQL Programmer wanted in Columbus, Ohio

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Thu Jul 3 16:18:13 CDT 2003

On Thursday 03 July 2003 19:19, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>  Phil Stracchino says ...
> > Unfortunately, describing myself as a SQL programmer would be, at best,
> > stretching the truth ...  (something my wife doesn't always seem to
> > grasp -- she's convinced that because I know a little about some field,
> > I can do the job of a trained and experienced professional in that
> > field.)

Yeah, I know that phenomenon... According to most of my family I know
EeEEEEEeeEEEeverything about computers :-)

> Over my lifetime, I've done a lot of things professionally with no actual
> previous experience.  I read a book, or several of them, maybe, or watched
> someone do it, or something, so I had some idea how it was done, but that
> was it.  Given the easy access to information these days, I'd answer "Do
> you know the procedures for Mil-Spec QA?" with "I will by Monday," rather
> than with the "No, but I can figure it out if you have a book or something"
> I used in 1968.

Now, that is the spirit!

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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"Je pense, donc je suis breveti."

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