monday morning pick me up

Roger Burton West roger at
Mon Apr 3 11:41:40 BST 2006

On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 11:32:33AM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>Je 2006-04-03 11:11:37 +0100, Dirk Koopman skribis:
>> Perl also seems to be a very difficult language to test "competence"
>> in.  
>How so? Brainbench seem to do adequately, and there are plenty of
>programming tests that could be adapted to perl.

Brainbench put me in the top 1% of perl programmers in the UK, five
years ago, after asking me a bunch of questions that mostly took the
form "what does this code do". I haven't been able to take it seriously


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