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

muppet scott at
Sun Aug 6 18:23:47 BST 2006

On Aug 6, 2006, at 11:42 AM, Duane Griffin wrote:

> Oh yes. I've had clauses of that sort taken out of every employment
> contract I can remember signing. No-one has ever batted an eyelid, let
> alone fought about it. I'm sure it is the same with the working time
> directive and other things of the sort. They put the maximalist
> language in because hey, why not? The majority of people don't seem to
> care what they sign.

Or are green college grads who've never had such a contract  
experience and don't know what to look for, and even if they found  
it, don't realize that they *can* say no.

I don't like... this game... when there's cannons... being shot... at  
   -- Elysse

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