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Andre Oosthuizen16-Jul-23 8:12
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Richard MacCutchan16-Jul-23 1:27
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Andre Oosthuizen16-Jul-23 22:04
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Graeme_Grant16-Jul-23 22:14
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I find that you need to know what you are doing to handle iffy code when it happens, even when the queries that you input are of quality. Sometimes it helps, other times you spend more time trying to fix the code it generated, taking your focus away from trying to do it yourself.

Where I do find it useful, is using it as a babelfish[^], ie, translating from one language to another. Not always perfect, however, it's better at this task than reliably generating code. But same conditions apply, do not trust it and if too fishy, don't get bogged down in what it generates.

Graeme


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