the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth
uri at stemsystems.com
Sun Aug 6 20:17:29 BST 2006
>>>>> "NC" == Nik Clayton <nik at ngo.org.uk> writes:
NC> Now it's possible that my crack ninja coding skills are
NC> responsible for this, but I doubt it somehow.
you code while smoking ninja crack? wow!
NC> I think a lot of this is because people have a "won't bother" attitude
NC> to these sorts of things, for whatever reason. One of my other hot
NC> button topics is the "we own everything you do" clause in the
NC> contracts. I indicated at the interview that that wasn't acceptable,
NC> and had it removed, so if I do it on my equipment and on my time then
NC> it's my code. Do other people bother 'fighting' about stuff like
i also don't like those clauses and rewrite them in any contracts i
do. if i create generic changes to existing code that i bring to the
table, i still own that new code (copyright). all proprietary code i
make for their work is owned by them. i won't let any customer take over
copyright on code i can reuse in a general way.
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