Any conservative IT/code writers here?

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by Owl, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Owl

    Owl New Member

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    If you write code, create websites, do software stuff, etc. and lean conservative, I'd like to ask a not-very-technical question via PM about an idea I have...
    It's probably a stupid idea and would only take maybe a couple minutes to answer, I'm guessing. Unless it's a good idea and then we might be in for a ride. ;)

    thanks.

    owl
     
  2. Phil1979

    Phil1979 Member Georgia Carry

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    I've created and/or modified a few websites, and have dabbled a little in programming. Conservative? I make Rush Limbaugh look like a panty-waisted liberal. :lol:
     

  3. The Math Teacher

    The Math Teacher New Member

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    I'm not sure....
    but I don't think there are very many liberals here.

    I could be wrong.
    :wink:
     
  4. Bkite

    Bkite PawPaw x 3

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    I apply jelly liberally to my pb&js :lol:

    really though, i think that usmcretired may fit that bill...
     
  5. The Math Teacher

    The Math Teacher New Member

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    :shock: :shock: :shock:

    I said I might be wrong.
     
  6. budder

    budder Moderator Staff Member

    Off the top of my head, I can think of a dozen other regular posters that would identify as liberal.
     
  7. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    :wink:
     
  8. RIA45

    RIA45 New Member

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    I write code in many languages. Ask away.
     
  9. The Math Teacher

    The Math Teacher New Member

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    I said I could be wrong.

    It's not the first time.
     
  10. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    I'm just curious, why do they have to lean conservative? Does it affect the quality of the code they write?

    Is there now a "political reliability" test for coders, tovarich?
     
  11. tgrt

    tgrt New Member

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    I'm a desktop programmer not a web programmer although I've picked up Silverlight. And I'm certainly conservative, so fire away.
     
  12. Hack Causality

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    Define conservative.
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  13. SheriffOconee

    SheriffOconee New Member

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    can't the OP just hire someone that he feels shares his worldview with??
    I thought this was America???
     
  14. hkdave

    hkdave New Member

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    I'm guessing he is looking to start some web site relating to right leaning values/content
     
  15. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I think people are just curious what he is trying to conserve. :D
     
  16. Hack Causality

    Hack Causality New Member

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    Indeed. I doubt if the even the most liberal person on the forum wears an Obama t-shirt and watches nothing but MSNBC.
     
  17. SaltySamurai

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    While there are many programmers who are liberal.....if you really think about it, a good programmer who's liberal is a paradox.

    Unless you're writing code for programs that attempt to accomplish tasks for other programs while catching and re-naming all their exceptions and errors while keeping an instance of hope/pride alive for the other programs to embrace.....even though they never will so long as your program is doing their work for them and the other programs are getting a free ride so you will be guilty of memory leaking your system into an inevitable crash.

    Most programmers would agree that such a program is a crappy program.

    So how is it possible that there are good programmers who are liberal? And, conversely, how do you explain crappy programmers who are conservative? Well.....I guess the fact that groups of computers and groups of human beings are apples and oranges when it comes to telling them what to do.

    So maybe there isn't a paradox. But I tell you one thing....adopting proper programming guidelines into law-making might work. It would at least have to cut down on the waste that's currently in legislation.

    Yes, I'm biased since I happen to write code (Perl, SQL, AS3, Java, blahblahHTML/XML/XSL/webbie-everything) for a living, but I have yet to hear about computers leaving their babies in dumpsters or beating their wives over cold meatloaf so computer programs succeed in keeping computers in line. Maybe they can help people at least a little.

    I don't know where I'm going with all this.... in summary: Computers are better people than humans.
     
  18. Editingfx

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    Code:
     I happen to write code (Perl, SQL, AS3, Java, blahblahHTML/XML/XSL/webbie-everything) for a living
    But is your code conservative? Could you have done without that conditional loop, or those verbose #comments? Is your code tight, lean, without fluff?

    :cpubeatme:
     
  19. asbrand

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    Depends on what type of conservative you mean. :)

    Socially? Economically? Militarily?

    :mrgreen:
     
  20. CoffeeMate

    CoffeeMate Junior Butt Warmer

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    Sounds like a managerial function.