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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: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
Pete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 4:43
mvePete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 4:43 
GeneralRe: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 4:51
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 4:51 
GeneralRe: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
Pete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 5:08
mvePete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 5:08 
GeneralRe: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 5:22
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 5:22 
GeneralRe: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
Pete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 5:30
mvePete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 5:30 
GeneralRe: For those who voted "I dive in and learn the language"... Pin
Pete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 4:45
mvePete O'Hanlon18-Aug-11 4:45 
GeneralMore like step in to Pin
S Houghtelin15-Aug-11 3:19
professionalS Houghtelin15-Aug-11 3:19 
GeneralRe: More like step in to Pin
Doug Domeny17-Aug-11 16:04
professionalDoug Domeny17-Aug-11 16:04 
+1
GeneralDive in and ... Pin
Nagy Vilmos15-Aug-11 2:39
professionalNagy Vilmos15-Aug-11 2:39 
GeneralBeen there, done that Pin
Gary Wheeler15-Aug-11 1:10
Gary Wheeler15-Aug-11 1:10 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
esaulsberry15-Aug-11 11:17
esaulsberry15-Aug-11 11:17 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
Rob Grainger15-Aug-11 22:40
Rob Grainger15-Aug-11 22:40 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 0:21
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 0:21 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
esaulsberry16-Aug-11 2:13
esaulsberry16-Aug-11 2:13 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
RedSonja15-Aug-11 20:00
RedSonja15-Aug-11 20:00 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 0:14
Gary Wheeler16-Aug-11 0:14 
GeneralRe: Been there, done that Pin
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 4:01
AnnieMacD18-Aug-11 4:01 
GeneralEasy to do... PinPopular
OriginalGriff14-Aug-11 22:05
mveOriginalGriff14-Aug-11 22:05 
Generaldiving into vba code Pin
Mico Perez14-Aug-11 21:22
Mico Perez14-Aug-11 21:22 
GeneralRe: diving into vba code Pin
Maciej Los15-Aug-11 8:13
mveMaciej Los15-Aug-11 8:13 
GeneralSurvey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
thatraja14-Aug-11 19:46
professionalthatraja14-Aug-11 19:46 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
Gregory Gadow15-Aug-11 3:59
Gregory Gadow15-Aug-11 3:59 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
thatraja15-Aug-11 7:25
professionalthatraja15-Aug-11 7:25 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
cgb14315-Aug-11 11:38
cgb14315-Aug-11 11:38 
GeneralRe: Survey joke of the week[SJOTW] - Four Languages Pin
Wendelius15-Aug-11 12:13
mentorWendelius15-Aug-11 12:13 

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