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Old Today, 06:06 PM   #2761
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Originally Posted by Wudang View Post
Sure it's great having good kit but, not a military man but analogizing from my decades in IT, it's no good having the kit if it's not maintained, if people aren't educated in using and servicing it, deploying it etc. Shiny new tanks aren't much use if the crew haven't been trained in, guessing here, situational awareness, mutual support, the role of ground troops in support etc.
It appears that training is almost non-existent, parts are plundered, support requires western tech now blocked. They lack a professional NCO corps, a key part of bringing new troops to combat effectiveness, instead they have bullying of new recruits Dedovshchina)WP.
As I say my background is IT but I have military friends and that's no way to build an effective fighting force or an effective anything.

It's a JavaScript framework anyway.
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
The reason it's called "software engineering" is that back in the 50s the software was created by the people who actually put the computers together - the engineers. Now there's a stricter demarcation between hardware and software but the term remains. Which is what happens in English all the time. We still "dial" a phone number.

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