the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth
uri at stemsystems.com
Mon Aug 7 15:55:57 BST 2006
>>>>> "AH" == Adrian Howard <adrianh at quietstars.com> writes:
AH> On 7 Aug 2006, at 14:56, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> Because a lot of employers seem to believe that universities are
>> there to
>> provide pretrained staff. Hence they tend to migrate to Java,
>> because that's
>> what the universities use as a teaching language.
AH> Anybody else old enough to remember when the same sort of thing
AH> happened with Pascal?
was pascal ever used in large real world shops? i barely learned it (and
hated it with a passion!) for a college thing 30 years ago. on the other
hand, c/c++ which supplanted pascal in school are used quite a bit as we
know. pascal was so crippled as to be unproductive in the real world
IMNSHO. too bad java isn't recognized to have the same flaws.
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