[plt-scheme] Re: Programming for non-programmers

From: karczma (karczma at info.unicaen.fr)
Date: Thu Oct 14 11:33:49 EDT 2004

Matthias Felleisen writes: 

> On Oct 14, 2004, at 1:45 AM, Richard Cleis wrote:
>>  what if programmers don't feel that they are limited?
> [Sorry no rotten tomatoes please.] 
> The average programmer has never ever any incentive to become more 
> productive. His boss is happy, his paycheck comes in on time, his hours 
> are okay, what else does he want?

Matthias, you over-generalize.
I knew some young "average programmers". Some of them do everything
in order - not JUST to become more productive - but to become moere
USEFUL, to delay the hour when they will be fired... 

The atmosphere in an enterprise may depend on the circumstances. For
many people it is discouraging to search for new solutions. In other
cases it is OK. You may always say then that they 'are not average'. 

But there are ambitious people of all backgrounds and all ages. Don't
be AS cynical, please... 

Jerzy Karczmarczuk 

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