Anyone hiring at the moment?

Steve Mynott steve at
Mon Sep 21 16:52:15 BST 2009

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 04:04:45PM +0100, Aaron Trevena typed:

> actual instances of companies switching rather than adding new
> technology to the mix, and then Java or Python fanboyz labelling
> existing perl Legacy - one amusing example is Sift in bristol who've
> been "moving to Java" for about 8 years and are still looking for Perl
> coders with Java skills to do it.

This seems to be a basic logical flaw in many migration plans.

If you want to migrate from language A to B because you think 
it's easier to get programmers in B then you will end trying
to hire programmers with skills in languages A *and* B when
you failed to get people with just A.

Steve Mynott <steve at>

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