Pete Sergeant pete at
Fri May 11 13:06:47 BST 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 11:49:38AM +0100, Nigel Rantor wrote:
> It also weeds out those people who can't say "I don't know", which I 
> find to be a very handy skill in developers[0].
>   n
> [0] Well, okay, everyone, but I find it more annoying in developers who 
> try and blag it and make stupid mistakes becasue they think a guess is 
> "good enough" when on the job.

Really? I'd much rather a candidate made a stab at an answer ... I guess
if I was answering, I'd preface my stab at said answer with "I don't
know, but if I had to take a guess..."


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