SPUG: rejecting PERL applicants?
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Fri Jun 8 17:24:16 PDT 2012
OMG, are we nerds or what. Talking 2 hours about the capitalisation of a 4
Curious, is there a talk planned for this month?
Is anyone interested in Perl Dancer?
On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 5:11 PM, KBS KBS <teldeschi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would never hire anyone who knows what shibboleth means (don't worry
> Jeff I will most likely never get the opportunity to hire you and you just
> copied shibboleth from the post anyway).
> I don't get your EJB to MJB analogy to Perl and PERL. I don't think the
> letters are the same. Are they? Plus what about the caps?
> Just so no hard feelings are taken I think a BEER is in order. Anyone from
> the list who can make it to the Issaquah Brewpub before 6 and can spell
> PERL gets a beer on me.
> On Friday, June 8, 2012, Jeff Almeida wrote:
>> I'm fond of Randal's answer to the question, found here:
>> Which is to say, it's perfectly reasonable to use the misuse of PERL as a
>> shibboleth to identify outsiders; if you don't know (or don't *care to
>> know*, which is even worse) enough about the language to know not to render
>> it in all caps because (in the words of perlfaq1), "Perl is not an
>> acronym," you shouldn't expect to pass a Bozo-filter screening for senior
>> Perl developer positions. :D
>> Look at it this way: Would another employer screening people for Java
>> gigs take someone seriously who didn't know the difference between EJB (a
>> technology) and MJB (a brand of mediocre coffee)? ;)
>> Jeff D. Almeida
>> near Seattle, WA
>> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 4:16 PM, C.J. Adams-Collier KF7BMP <
>> cjac at colliertech.org> wrote:
>>> wut. AWK stands for the authors. It's just written awk 'cuz they're on
>>> the DL. I mean the dl.
>>> On Fri, 2012-06-08 at 15:29 -0700, Craig Steffler wrote:
>>> > Cc:
>>> > Andrew Sweger <andrew at sweger.net>,
>>> > SPUG Members <spug-list at pm.org>
>>> > Subject:
>>> > Re: SPUG: rejecting PERL
>>> > applicants?
>>> > Date:
>>> > Fri, 8 Jun 2012 15:29:49 -0700
>>> > Look further and see if they have REGEX.
>>> > Better yet mess with them and ask what AWK stands for?
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