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Andy Neil
12/06/08 11:40
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Basingstoke
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#160674 - We don't know that
Responding to: Richard Erlacher's previous message
Richard Erlacher said:
His instructor assigned him THIS problem, and not a different one.

Actually, we don't know that.

We don't know whether this part was assigned to him, or whether he chose it himself.
And, if he chose it, whether he had any valid reason(s) for that choice.

If you can't help with what was asked, please remain "silent."

As is so often demonstrated right here, what is asked is very often not the correct question - so answering that question is not always the most helpful thing!

If everyone kept the blinkers on and just stuck religiously to the question as asked, the OP might never even know that alternatives exist!

Again, this is a discussion forum - not just a free answer shop!

On the other hand, of course, just stating that "X is better" with absoulutely no indication at all of the requirements is not good.

List of 12 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Interfacing OF ADC ICL7135      Chaitanya Thummar      11/19/08 22:58      
   How to interface anything to anything else        Andy Neil      11/20/08 01:13      
   Why not using an ADC with a real ...        Kai Klaas      11/20/08 06:51      
      ADS7816 is much better      John Smith      12/06/08 04:41      
         Hardly...      Kai Klaas      12/06/08 07:04      
         Let him do his assigned task.      Richard Erlacher      12/06/08 10:06      
            We don't know that      Andy Neil      12/06/08 11:40      
               That is never the correct answer, though.      Richard Erlacher      12/06/08 16:34      
                  probing questions are often preferable      Andy Neil      12/06/08 17:14      
                     That is not the right sort of quesiton either      Richard Erlacher      12/06/08 22:34      
               Almost never a best.      Per Westermark      12/06/08 16:34      
   Why not search first?      Richard Erlacher      12/06/08 10:03      

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