On Mon, 28 May 2007 13:46:03 +0200 Ralf Corsepius wrote:
On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 11:47 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 10:15:01AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 09:44 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 09:34:20AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > In general scientists do coding
> > > just fine but don't want to do more nor even think about it (no
> > > packaging, no thoughts on system administration...).
> > Well, in 90% of all such cases, "their coding" goes into
> > implementing complex algorithms, while their programs complexity
> > is not much different from "hello world".
> This sounds quite arrogant.
Feel free to think what you want - These number cruncher guys apps
condense down to a
Their typical usage:
./myapp < inputdata >output
... wait <couple of days> ...
Oh Ralf, you're such a sweetheart! Bursting with optimism about
all of human-kind! :-)
Yes, some scientists/engineers are dreadful coders and should never be
allowed to admin any systems, not even small one-button toaster ovens.
Some are brilliant coders and/or admins who develop novel algorithms/
approaches and build/manage their own clusters. Many fall somewhere
between those two extremes.
Your "condense down" comments are just silly. Really... silly...
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