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Re: Three Cheers for Samuel!

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: Three Cheers for Samuel!
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 02:12:36 +0200
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On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 02:07:32AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> One thing is: starting exploring stuff early. I started programming
> around when I was 10. And then spend a *hell* lot of time exploring
> stuff, experimenting with things, doing whatever teaches anything.
> (heck, I even read a 10-book series on the X protocol, and that did end
> up being useful in the end).
> One thing worth thinking: you may be amazed by people that came before
> you. You will quickly see younger people be amazed by *you*, simply
> because comparatively you will have spent a lot more time doing stuff
> than they have. Everything is relative :)

I completely agree. While I appreciate the compliments, I'm worried
about the excessive aspect of it. Calm down, we're not gods, we're just
decent developers.

Richard Braun

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