Why I read Marketing and Sales Blogs

Because when I read technology blogs, I stagger across elitist comments like this.

I happen to need abstractions, because I do not plan to re-write the MySQL connector for every app I build.

This blog has had the shortest stay on my watchlist — about 3 minutes.


Got Flamed in the trackbacks to this post, but my opinion still stands. I am one of the PHP Web Grunts mentioned in some of the previous posts. I write PHP for my purposes, not for the ages. I do what I have to to get it done, with some eye to making sure that it is still functional and useful.

Apologies to the author of the post that started this post if this was taken as a personal attack: I don’t know the history that lead to the breakdown of your project. I was simply commenting on what I saw as a stright down the nose look at those of us who just need to get stuff done.

4 Replies to “Why I read Marketing and Sales Blogs”

  1. ElitistYou know what rocks? You screw up so badly that you lose one of the biggest deals in your lifetime and ultimately have to scrap the product you have been wasting years of your life to build. You then proceed…

  2. ElitistYou know what rocks? You screw up so badly that you lose one of the biggest deals in your lifetime and ultimately have to scrap the product you have been wasting years of your life to build. You then proceed…

  3. My point in this and previous posts was actually that for a massive croud of people the PHP way of doing things fits their bill perfectly, and trying to pull them our of their niche and convert them to a “better way” is an exercise in pointlessness.
    Henning

  4. My point in this and previous posts was actually that for a massive croud of people the PHP way of doing things fits their bill perfectly, and trying to pull them our of their niche and convert them to a “better way” is an exercise in pointlessness.Henning

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