the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth
msergeant at messagelabs.com
Mon Aug 7 14:57:00 BST 2006
On 6-Aug-06, at 10:35 AM, Nik Clayton wrote:
> I think a lot of this is because people have a "won't bother"
> attitude to these sorts of things, for whatever reason. One of my
> other hot button topics is the "we own everything you do" clause in
> the contracts. I indicated at the interview that that wasn't
> acceptable, and had it removed, so if I do it on my equipment and
> on my time then it's my code. Do other people bother 'fighting'
> about stuff like that?
Yes. But I do think you have to be an employee they really want to be
able to do so, rather than (for example) a junior programmer.
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