Adrian Howard adrianh at
Thu May 10 11:25:48 BST 2007

On 10 May 2007, at 10:02, Pete Sergeant wrote:
> Why would a Perl programmer be familiar with the concepts of  
> 'stack' and
> 'heap'? You could come up with some slightly-off analogy involving
> scope, but stil...

Because they're general programming concepts that anybody who's a  
vaguely decent developer should be familiar with?

Because if they don't understand they should be bright enough to ask?

<rant description="we should be f**king programmers, not perl/ruby/ 
lisp/php/whatever programmers" />


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