Re: OT moment of doubt
On 16/06/05, Nuno Souto <dbvision@(protected):
> Yeah. I used to play a trick on the trainee dbas at my previous job.
> Ask them to get rid of "those old database files there", then sit
> next to them and watch the proceedings. One second after they hit
> the return key on the "rm", I'd shout in with "Oh shewt!".
Which is why my immediate response to any verbal instruction more
dangerous than "Coffee, 2 sugars, no milk." is always, "Could you put
that in an email please?". Perhaps I've been in the public sector for
too long, CYA is just a reflex action now.
It's better to ask a silly question than to make a silly assumption.