Brainbench perl test?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Tue Aug 28 20:05:24 BST 2012

>>>>> "Joel" == Joel Bernstein <joel at> writes:

Joel> Not recently but unless it's been completely replaced it's a useless
Joel> and in places wrong multiple choice test of some random trivia.
Joel> Nothing you couldn't solve with perldoc inside the time allowed, but I
Joel> don't see how that helps anyway. It's a red flag of lack of clue if a
Joel> prospective employer tries to use this to weed out candidates.

Joel> Basically, it's the sort of thing that people who don't know anything
Joel> about the subject use to try to pretend they can gauge someone's
Joel> knowledge.

Hear hear.

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