[Lvlug] Writing software sucks (sometimes)
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 08:27:13 -0500
Hope things go well!
Maybe they'll call you at 9:55 and say "it's perfect", and you can just
roll over and go back to sleep!
Tom Walsh wrote:
> To All,
> It is now 3:45 AM, I have just undergone a nerve-wracking session
> writing some code that my customer needs tomorrow morning at 8:30 AM. I
> will crash for about 6 hours, get up around 10 AM, and see what problems
> they have with my code. This program has to be sent out UPS RED
> tomorrow so that it is in Underwriters Laboratories hands Wednesday
> Yeah, the money is good, the hours stink, and co-workers cannot be
> found (to socialize with)... Are you sure you want a job in the
> computer industry? It is not 9-5, unless you are a drone on a
> "keypunch" terminal! How about the system that just crashed, you need
> to get it up and running by 9 AM so the droids can go thru their
> Tom Walsh - WN3L - Embedded Systems Consultant
> 'www.openhardware.net', 'www.cyberiansoftware.com'
> "Windows? No thanks, I have work to do..."
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