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You are asked to work on a project in a language you don't know. What do you do?   [Edit]

Survey period: 15 Aug 2011 to 22 Aug 2011

Let's assume you're given time to learn the new language before you start, if required.

OptionVotes% 
I dive in and learn the language as I go77268.99
I learn the new language and then dive in24722.07
I do it but try and get out of the project211.88
I actively try and get out of the project before it starts322.86
I quit171.52
Other302.68

View optional text answers (36 answers)


 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 1:21
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 1:21 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
esaulsberry16-Aug-11 3:13
esaulsberry16-Aug-11 3:13 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
RedSonja15-Aug-11 21:00
RedSonja15-Aug-11 21:00 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 1:14
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 1:14 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 5:01
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 5:01 
GeneralEasy to do... Pin
OriginalGriff14-Aug-11 23:05
mveOriginalGriff14-Aug-11 23:05 
Generaldiving into vba code Pin
Mico Perez14-Aug-11 22:22
Mico Perez14-Aug-11 22:22 
GeneralRe: diving into vba code Pin
Maciej Los15-Aug-11 9:13
mveMaciej Los15-Aug-11 9:13 
GeneralSurvey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
thatraja14-Aug-11 20:46
professionalthatraja14-Aug-11 20:46 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
Gregory Gadow15-Aug-11 4:59
Gregory Gadow15-Aug-11 4:59 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
thatraja15-Aug-11 8:25
professionalthatraja15-Aug-11 8:25 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
cgb14315-Aug-11 12:38
cgb14315-Aug-11 12:38 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
Wendelius15-Aug-11 13:13
mveWendelius15-Aug-11 13:13 
GeneralWell find someone who can use that language Pin
leppie14-Aug-11 20:41
leppie14-Aug-11 20:41 
GeneralRe: Well find someone who can use that language Pin
wizardzz15-Aug-11 10:43
wizardzz15-Aug-11 10:43 
GeneralRe: Well find someone who can use that language Pin
Gregory Henry16-Aug-11 3:29
Gregory Henry16-Aug-11 3:29 
GeneralOnly If I like Pin
thatraja14-Aug-11 20:33
professionalthatraja14-Aug-11 20:33 
GeneralRe: Only If I like Pin
OriginalGriff14-Aug-11 23:06
mveOriginalGriff14-Aug-11 23:06 
GeneralRe: Only If I like Pin
thatraja15-Aug-11 0:23
professionalthatraja15-Aug-11 0:23 
GeneralRe: Only If I like Pin
OriginalGriff15-Aug-11 0:39
mveOriginalGriff15-Aug-11 0:39 
GeneralRe: Only If I like Pin
Gary Wheeler15-Aug-11 1:56
Gary Wheeler15-Aug-11 1:56 
GeneralRe: Only If I like Pin
OriginalGriff15-Aug-11 2:02
mveOriginalGriff15-Aug-11 2:02 

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