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Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-29 16:27:34

> Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> [snip lots!]
> > Does that make sense?
> No, sorry. I'm trying to decide whether
> (a) You're describing general problems that I should know about but don't.
> (b) You're describing problems that apply to advanced architectures
> (NUMA) that I have limited experience with.
> (c) You're confused, and these problems don't exist at all.
> Have you ever had the experience of talking to someone, maybe in a job
> interview, and thinking "this guy is either a genius or an idiot but I
> don't know which"? That's what I'm getting here. I hope that wasn't too
> honest! Sadly, I don't have enough time to delve any deeper.

At that point, while grading exams, I usually give up trying to understand
and award my students with a 'sympathy point'.
That saves time on my end and honors the student for trying :-P

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Regards Hartmut

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