Peter Corlett abuse at
Thu May 10 22:09:48 BST 2007

On 10 May 2007, at 21:54, Stig Brautaset wrote:
> I like that one. It has many solutions and if a naïve one is given  
> you can go "hm, yes, but <insert complaint here>. How could you  
> improve on it?", maybe even several times. That way you can start  
> off with something simple and progress into something harder almost  
> without the candidate noticing. Though, of course, it's probably  
> best used if you're interviewing for juniors.

It sounds like a good one even for senior programmers, as a bit of a  
warm-up and to weed out those who full-out lied on their CV.

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