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

Dirk Koopman djk at
Mon Aug 7 20:57:55 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 17:41 +0100, 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 have lost count of the number of times people (including me) have
asked on here for some concrete examples of "how to test" and only got
some vague hand/willy waving as a result. 


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