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

Adrian Howard adrianh at
Mon Aug 7 17:49:08 BST 2006

On 7 Aug 2006, at 17:41, David Cantrell wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 02:58:08PM +0100, Peter Hickman wrote:
>> A graduate is likely to have Java and it is easier to assess their
>> skills.
> It's not hard to test someone's perl skills.

I think the point Peter was making was that it's easy to test the  
Java skills of a Java programmer. Less easy to test the Perl skills  
of a Java programmer you want to turn into a Perl programmer :)


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