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[nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story

John Lacey jlacey at ix.netcom.com
Fri Aug 22 15:48:17 EDT 2003


um, didn't you just spend $68.50 in time for all these emails?  

:)


Phil Powell wrote:

>Oh CRAP I failed.. but hey, it was only $68.00 I got paid for this.
>
>The part that really galled me was the incredible architecture I laid out
>for his user registration process making it fully automated; he chucked that
>last week because he wanted it "simple": people submit an email and he
>enters them himself.
>
>I was tempted to respond with "So why do you need a CMA? Use the service
>provider's bloody administrative site and put them into mySQL yourself!"
>but I needed that $68.00
>
>Phil
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Brian Pang" <bpang at bpang.com>
>To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
>Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 3:40 PM
>Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story
>
>
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>>Phil,
>>
>>I'm sorry, but based on this new information, this no longer qualifies
>>as a "Project From Hell."
>>
>>:)
>>
>>
>>
>>    
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>>>There was indeed a contract through rentacoder.com - but the hilarious
>>>      
>>>
>>part
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>>>of all of this is this:
>>>
>>>1) He ALREADY paid me!
>>>2) He already gave me a 10/10 excellent rating after closing the project
>>>(and on rentacoder.com your rating upon a closed project CANNOT be
>>>      
>>>
>>changed!)
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>>>3) [no official comment on any backup copies of code]
>>>
>>>Phil
>>>
>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>From: "Mauricio Sadicoff" <mlevy at hypersol.com>
>>>To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
>>>Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 3:36 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>>>On 8/22/2003 15:19, "Phil Powell" <soazine at erols.com> scribbled:
>>>>
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>>>>>Considering he removed me from the project, deleted all the files
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>and
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>>>>>everything else, I couldn't give a rat's arse what he does at this
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>point,
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>>>
>>>>>but that's good to know for the future.
>>>>>
>>>>>I just wanted to know if I were the only one on earth that gets
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>clients
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>>>from
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>>>>>Hell.
>>>>>
>>>>>Phil
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>Wow... That's cold... I do believe you have a small courts case in
>>>>        
>>>>
>your
>  
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>>>>hand, if the money he was paying is worth the trouble. Was there a
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>>>>
>>>contract?
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>>>
>>>>Best regards,
>>>>Mauricio
>>>>
>>>>--- 
>>>> Mauricio L. Sadicoff
>>>> mlevy at hypersol.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>"Peace of mind isn't at all superficial, really," I expound. "It's the
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>>>>
>>>whole
>>>      
>>>
>>>>thing. That which produces it is good maintenance; that which
>>>>        
>>>>
>>disturbs it
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>>>is
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>>>>poor maintenance. What we call workability of the machine is just an
>>>>objectification of this peace of mind. The ultimate test is always
>>>>        
>>>>
>your
>  
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>>>own
>>>      
>>>
>>>>serenity." - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
>>>>
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