[NTLK] encouraging newbies to problem solve

From: Prabhakar Ragde (plragde_at_plg2.math.uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Fri Mar 29 2002 - 14:55:42 EST

>OTOH, I think that encouraging newbies to learn to problem solve on their
>own is a *GOOD* thing, not laziness. Yes, there may be some folks on the
>list that need to rethink how they word such encouragement. But climbing
>the learning curve is not always easy or quick, and it can be frustrating,
>but the result is a much more thorough knowledge.

In case anyone's forgotten, do a Newtontalk archive search on "OT
fishing quote" to get some hilarious tweaks on this cliche. --PR

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