the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth

Dirk Koopman djk at
Sun Aug 6 15:16:02 BST 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-06 at 15:01 +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> On 8/6/06, Dirk Koopman <djk at> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-08-06 at 09:10 -0400, Uri Guttman wrote:
> >
> > > are you a real doctor or do you just play one on :)
> > >
> >
> > Are you still trying to recruit people? 'Cos, if you are, I suggest you
> > cast around for the materials to build a ladder to get yourself out of
> > the chasm that that remark has created - with you in the bottom.
> I took the question to mean, are you a medical doctor or a PhD in
> $non_medical_subject.

You are obviously more charitable or less irritable than I am :-)

Either that or I am suffering from a sense of humour failure whilst
programming and trying to disentangle inheritance on a Sunday

At least I work for myself so I can't (or won't) complain to the EU!


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