Re: There are no Oracle gurus!
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:46:50 -0800
>>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.
Most responses either point to a reference with the solution or provide the code or sufficiently large a hint to solve the problem.
And as someone else has pointed out ... if those like you bothered to read past the first sentence you'd have seen that I did, in fact, provide a complete answer.
>>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!
Re-read the first sentence you wrote:
[Quoted] "(A) I don't pretend to be an Oracle expert"
Yet you feel fully qualified to comment on the rationale behind their thinking. Do you run around hospitals criticizing surgeons when they advise a patient against a risky surgical procedure too?
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