[ic] Beima's Response!

John Beima jbeima@reality.palb.com
Sun, 01 Apr 2001 21:32:33 -0600 (MDT)

> Excellent point!
> But, Let's look at it from a different angle!
> Yes, I can read the theory of internal combustion and all of the books
> available on the subject. And, that's like reading the available docs
> on IC. The ones that I have seen are all theory.

If you don't understrand the engine, you can't work on it!

> But, that does not prepare me to do a valve job on a Ford, Pontiac,
> Toyota, or any other car.
> <b>HOWEVER</b> Give me an example of how to do a valve job on a Ford,
> and I can quickly adapt the techniques to be able to do valve jobs on
> Pontiacs, Toyotas, Volkswagens and any other internal combustion engine.

Examples? Might you want a free lunch too?

> I learn by 'doing'. Construct Something sets up an excellent store. A
> very complete store, with only a couple of omissions. Whoever set this
> up put in a LOT of time and effort into building it. I only wish that I
> was selling hammers and nails. It's great. But, not covered is why the
> various things are done as they are. When a good programmer writes
> software s/he puts in comments to explain what they did, and why. I
> haven't found these explanations, yet.

You are given an increadable package here, you have to put some effort in.

> I'm standing here looking at a Ford that needs a valve job and I have
> no idea of where to start in, other than the theory of the 4-cycle
> internal combustion engine. 
> -= Jim =-
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