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Re: I'd rather edit my spreadsheet with a text editor
Andrew Pimlott wrote:
> Right. My specific point was that, in the spreadsheet software I've
> used, code is wildly redundant and minimally visible. I'm musing
> about bugs due to these misfeatures.
The following was in the news today:
"A simple spreadsheet error cost a firm a whopping US$24m."
It would be interesting to find out the exact nature of the bug that
caused this and whether it would have been spotted if a different tool
had been used.