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Re: dbms_job failed to execute

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 19:55:39 +0100
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Mladen, you're making the assumption that everyone that asks an 'easy' question
is too lazy to do some homework.

Sometimes 'beginners' are simply otherwise competent people that have to deal
with a situation new to them, have consulted the manuals, are still unsure what
to do, and have the good sense to ask more knowledgable people before charging
ahead with incomplete knowledge and creating a bigger mess than they started with.

'Beginners' are sometimes under pressure from their boss to fix a situation. It could
be that their DB is even covered by support, but the local bureaucracy prevents them
from contacting support. There are a number of situations whereby someone has
insufficient time to do all the research to fully understand the problem - they just
gotta fix it.

Whatever the situation, does it really matter? Delete the email, skip it, whatever.

As 'beginners', they also have the right to exercise 'free speech'.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

On 10/28/05, Gogala, Mladen <> wrote:

> Some people (I will not mention any names, of course) feel that asking
> questions without doing even
> a minimal investigation is disrespectful to oracle professionals who did
> invest some work into becoming
> oracle professionals. Some people will probably continue to discourage
> such lazy beginners by using
> all means at their disposal. Some people are equally entitled to their
> opinion as you are to yours.
> The first amendment of the email lists reads as follows:
> *Moderator shall make no rule respecting an establishment of religion, or
> prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,
> or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to
> petition the moderator for a redress of grievances*.
> --
> Mladen Gogala
> Ext. 121
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Received on Fri Oct 28 2005 - 13:57:53 CDT

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