the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth
djk at tobit.co.uk
Tue Aug 8 02:17:02 BST 2006
On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 23:08 +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 08:57:55PM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> > 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.
> > Really?
> > 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.
> Telling the list precisely what test we administer would be a bit silly
> for obvious reasons.
Not telling anyone the answers would, of course, be a requirement....
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