[ExI] ai class at stanford
pharos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 14:39:12 UTC 2011
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Mike Dougherty wrote:
> Don't be sorry. If you (we) are still invested in doing a good job
> you must have some sense of stewardship of both the data and the code
> that manipulates it. When everything turns feral your only option is
> to put it down. I think we need more guardians of sanity protecting
> the future from chaos.
It's boring, but developing spreadsheets rarely goes through a version
and change control system with a systematic testing program and
backing out of failed versions.
Usually because the user says 'It's just a spreadsheet'. But if you
are attempting to write a proper program in a spreadsheet, then it is
important enough to do proper IT development processes.
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