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[nycphp-talk] PHP project from Hell Story

joshmccormack at travelersdiary.com joshmccormack at travelersdiary.com
Fri Aug 22 16:11:06 EDT 2003


whoa... hold on... you were doing this - with a laid out architecture and registration system and what not, for $68? 

Josh

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003, 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
> 
> 
> > Phil,
> >
> > I'm sorry, but based on this new information, this no longer qualifies
> > as a "Project From Hell."
> >
> > :)
> >
> >
> >
> > > There was indeed a contract through rentacoder.com - but the hilarious
> > part
> > > 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!)
> > > 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
> > >
> > >
> > > > On 8/22/2003 15:19, "Phil Powell" <soazine at erols.com> scribbled:
> > > >
> > > > > Considering he removed me from the project, deleted all the files
> and
> > > > > everything else, I couldn't give a rat's arse what he does at this
> > > point,
> > > > > 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
> > > from
> > > > > Hell.
> > > > >
> > > > > Phil
> > > >
> > > > Wow... That's cold... I do believe you have a small courts case in
> your
> > > > hand, if the money he was paying is worth the trouble. Was there a
> > > contract?
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Mauricio
> > > >
> > > > --- 
> > > >  Mauricio L. Sadicoff
> > > >  mlevy at hypersol.com
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Peace of mind isn't at all superficial, really," I expound. "It's the
> > > whole
> > > > thing. That which produces it is good maintenance; that which
> > disturbs it
> > > is
> > > > poor maintenance. What we call workability of the machine is just an
> > > > objectification of this peace of mind. The ultimate test is always
> your
> > > own
> > > > serenity." - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
> > > >
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