Simon Wistow simon at
Mon Dec 12 22:58:29 GMT 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 10:30:28PM +0000, James Laver said:
> Minus health insurance premiums (and you'd want good cover, wouldn't 
> you) for a start. And all of the other things you don't get included 
> over there.

My health insurance premiums aren't much more than what I paid in NI 
back in the UK - about $100 a month I think.

OTOH, and back to the original point, my employer has to pay far more. 
Thus potentially making me even more expensive.

This isn't meant to be a debate on where it's better or cheaper to live 
(especially since Leo has asked us to rename this thread) more the fact 
that I can imagine that it *is* more expensive to have a US based dev 

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