[drupal-devel] what do you call a rose?

Steve Dondley sdondley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 15:42:58 UTC 2005

With all due respect, making something unnecessarily hard and then
explaining what you made unnecessarily hard is not "educating" them.

On 10/3/05, Gerhard Killesreiter <killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Kobus Myburgh wrote:
> > > The problem here is: Who is the user? Is it the admin of a site? Or is it
> > > the user registering on a site. For that latter kind of user I do
> > > agree with you, for admins I do not.
> >
> > You have a point, but what you have to remember is that not all admins are technical gurus like you :-)
> >
> > Sometimes the admin of a site is a newbie, or sometimes it is me. Haha. :-)
> Well, my stance is that I rather educate people (even if it takes a
> mallet) rather than dumbing down things so that anybody can _think_ they
> understand them.
> Cheers,
>         Gerhard

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