Paul Makepeace paulm at
Sun May 6 23:48:04 BST 2007

On 5/6/07, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Sun, May 06, 2007 at 03:13:43PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
> > On 5/6/07, Peter Corlett <abuse at> wrote:
> > > Really, the only worthwhile figures to look at are the hours and the
> > > salary. Everything else is just smoke and mirrors to make long hours
> > > and poor pay not look so bad.
> > I think if you worked at a company with a proper compensation package
> > you may well have a different view.
> Perhaps you could enlighten us as to what a "proper compensation
> package" is then.  Cos almost all the "perks" that I've been offered at
> all kinds of places have been worth nothing TO ME.

Unlimited (free) bacon sarnies?
Paying your motorcycle insurance?
Sending you to YAPC with an expense account?
Having you work on open source projects?
Paying your home broadband?
Free beer?

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