[Phpwm] Understanding code to the knitty-gritty level
dave at neteffekt.co.uk
Fri Jun 26 15:06:57 UTC 2009
As an ex delphi developer there is no way this idiot can understand the
complexities of the VCL to a nitty gritty level. And they obviosuly
don't understand open source as if any tom dick or harry can just both
code and pass it on....
Bronwen Reid wrote:
> Posted for general amusement more than anything else.
> Working on a recent project where the client had an in-house system to
> manage product catalogue and stock, and their own programmers who
> weren't very web (or php) friendly. We had a script to send them
> updates by ftp, and occasionally it would fail to connect.
> Here we are being told off for using the php ftp functions.
>> Now in our industry we have 3rd party components developed and sold by well
>> known companies to do these functions. When we have a bug a failure like this
>> we can go back to them and get it fixed. Recently we uncovered a bug in the
>> Delphi 2009 web service file download function and we are able to apply
>> pressure to get it fixed
>> Now I believe in your industry you will be using lot of open source
>> components. In my opinion it has a problem of every Tom, Dick and Harry
>> modifying the code by the time it reaches you. I personally do not accept code
>> from anyone
>> 1) Unless I understand the code to the knitty gritty level
>> 2) I know the person who wrote it to get any modifications and bug fixes done
>> Now I do not want to argue about this or continue with my preaching. But we
>> need to get this project finished
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