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Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?


On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:20:06 +0100, Jugurtha Hadjar wrote:

> On 01/28/2018 04:43 PM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
>> I've never been a Windows user, but at my current job, Windows is core
>> to just about everything, so I am forced to use it for a lot of stuff
>> (Outlook, SQL Server, Excel, etc).
> 
> I was hired at a startup which made a good impression on me and I was
> eager to start working. I checked in for my first day, signed the
> paperwork, then the CTO showed me around and told me "Here's your
> laptop, you can install Windows and I'll check in with you later". Life
> started draining out of my body and my mind was racing in all directions
> before he even finished his sentence. I felt tricked: I was hired based
> on a test and the file I've received was a *.tar.gz* and it made me
> happy because I assumed they were a NIX shop..
> 
> I was considering how I should go about quitting gracefully. I have
> stopped using Windows in 2008 for psychological reasons for it made me
> really anxious, irritable, angry, and tense to the point of abusing
> hardware with low kicks and punches which was not very healthy or sane.
> It was only when I switched OS that this behavior stopped. There was no
> way I would be going back to my bully.
> 
> The CTO then said "Sorry.. I meant Ubuntu." and seeing my pale face, he
> said in a reassuring tone "Don't be afraid, there are no Windows
> machines here." which brought me back to life.
> 
> I hope to be as brave as you some day.

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whatever they do I am sure I can learn :-)



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