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

Jacqui Caren jacqui.caren at
Tue Aug 8 10:15:08 BST 2006

Peter Corlett wrote:
> It was Ada in my day, a language that was certainly quite interesting  
> in a perverse kind of way, but of no use to me since.

I love Ada! I started on ECAD with BCPL then C. I was then asked to
develop ECAD systems for a UK army supplier using Ada but declined
- the job was oK but I could not afford to live on the salary they
offered :-(


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