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

Jacqui Caren jacqui.caren at
Tue Aug 8 10:11:42 BST 2006

Adrian Howard wrote:
> Anybody else old enough to remember when the same sort of thing  
> happened with Pascal?

Yup the original Pascal teaching language - on a Harris S6 under Vulcan.

Later... OMSI Pascal on PDP's - scary stuff when it is doing real time 
process control. And the consultant only knows early FORTRAN - no data 
scoping, no call parameters etc.


More information about the mailing list