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Re: There are no Oracle gurus!

From: <sky_diver__at_excite.com>
Date: 21 Jan 2005 11:51:52 -0800
Message-ID: <1106337112.450364.83730@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com>


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>So why didn't you provide the helping hand instead of
>criticizing my response?

Because (A) I don't pretend to be an Oracle expert and (B) you needed the criticism.

I've been reading Oracle topics in newsgroups for a couple of months now and I have found little to no useful information in all that text. Most respondants either tell you to hire a DBA, go back to school, or try to change the subject.

>It would be unethical in many situations to help someone.
>That might be because they are cheating on school work,
>it might be because they are perceived as being dangerous.
>It would be totally irresponsible for me, or anyone else here,
>to advise someone on how to break into a system or how to
>recover from a service loss where the OP's inability to follow
>the directions, or appreciate nuances, might cause more
>harm than good.

Good Gracious - What a cop-out!
This is what I'm talking about! Do they teach those excuses in Oracle school? I've been programming (databases included) since before Oracle existed and I have never taken that holier-than-thou attitude of yours with anyone who has asked for assistance.

It's sad really. One just doesn't see the willfull exchange of information as found in other technologies.

I suppose it was rather impulsive of me to write this - I just can't figure out if the Oracle experts are rude or just ignorant. Sorry to the OP since I wasn't helpful with these posts. Received on Fri Jan 21 2005 - 13:51:52 CST

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