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

Adrian Howard adrianh at
Mon Aug 7 15:49:12 BST 2006

On 7 Aug 2006, at 15:36, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> My standard question for competence is now "what revision control  
> system
> do you prefer?".  Any muppet can be taught a language (it would seem).
> But that's not enough to be useful.

<rant class="tangent">

The number of fresh graduates that have never used a revision control  
system in their life shocks me. Ditto for the number of places I've  
contracted for that are still at the cp -R stage...



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