You gave me nothing at all, but still, you’re in my way.
The party’s over.
Be right back.
What does that word mean?
Occasionally, somebody will ask for help on a distribution list,
and it turns into a really annoying case of hand-holding.
I’m using the XYZ toolset to do some document management,
and I want the server to run a script whenever somebody tries to
modify the master template,
A customer liaison asked a question that went roughly like this:
My customer is having a problem with the header file winfoo.h. The environment is Windows Vista German SP1 with Visual Studio 2008 Professional German SP1 and Windows SDK 6000.0.6000 German.
He’s now the head demo-monkey/cheerleader for Windows Phone, but back in the old days, Joe Belfiore was the head demo-monkey/cheerleader for the Windows 95 user interface design. A team-wide meeting was held to show off the new interface that they had developed.
A project many years ago neared the conclusion of one of its project milestones. Things were getting down to the wire, and upper management was concerned that the project may not reach the milestone on schedule.
To ensure success, they decided to send email.
One way to show that somebody is incompetent is to tell them that something they’re doing is stupid, even when it’s not what they’re doing. Take for example this comment saying that it’s stupid for copy and paste to use data objects which can allow code to execute.
Living so close to the United States-Canada border means that there’s a lot of friendly teasing of the many Canadians in our midst. It’s a good thing Canadians as a whole seem to have a pretty good sense of humor about it.