Learning curve - was: Re: Tutorials on Windows GUI programming with

Mark Jackson mjackson at alumni.caltech.edu
Tue Nov 9 16:06:20 CET 2004


Gerhard Haering <gh at ghaering.de> writes:
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> On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 08:47:08AM -0600, Larry Bates wrote:
> > [...] the learning curve > is pretty steep.
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> Anybody care to explain the term "learning curve" to me?
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> I'd assume that you have time on the x-axis, and knowledge on the
> y-axis. So a steep curve would mean that you know much in short time.

One would think so, but. . .

> But that doesn't seem to be how the terms steep/flat learning curve is
> used :-S

Evidently it's

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