Putting asterisks around text
digitig at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 20:18:19 CET 2009
2009/2/9 todpose at hotmail.com <todpose at hotmail.com>:
> I'm not necessarily asking for an answer. A hint would be grateful as well.
Great. Well, first you need to read:
Especially the section on "Before you ask".
Then you should be able to give us a question that shows that you've
tried and aren't just wanting us to do your work for you, and that
gives us a clear idea of where your sticking point is so we can
address the sticking point instead of the whole assignment.
Like: How fo you do it without using a while loop? (Yes, *I* know how
to do it without using a while loop, but to help you we need to know
what *you* know). Like: do you understand what a while loop does? And
We're a pretty friendly bunch in here, but most of us believe in
"tough love" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tough_love).
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