[nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story

Brian Pang bpang at
Fri Aug 22 15:51:02 EDT 2003


Based on this new information, your story has been re-instated with
"Project From Hell" status.

$68? I understand that you need it, but what sort of slave driver does
your (former) client think he is?

If you have a chance, for educational purposes, at least, try working
out that suggested solution I posted and let us know if you can get it
to work. Just in case Lawrence calls up any of us instead, then we can
tell him that it CAN be done. :)

> 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

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