Bonkers ben at
Mon May 7 22:10:56 BST 2007

On Sun, May 06, 2007 at 11:48:04PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>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?

4 / 6 isn't bad.


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