[Melbourne-pm] Desktop environments

Rick Measham rick at measham.id.au
Mon Feb 12 23:09:02 PST 2007

Kirrily Robert wrote:
> A question for those of you working full-time in Perl development: may I
> enquire as to the size of your team, and what desktop environment(s) your
> team uses?
> Also, can anyone tell me what desktop environments are in use among
> developers at Yahoo or Google in Australia?
> I have hypothesized that most Perl development shops use Linux desktops or
> offer the developers a choice, but I'm wondering how correct that is.

We have (had) four perl developers .. all on laptops with second
monitors. OS is up to the user.

1 x kubuntu
1 x ubuntu (but using kate!)
1 x windows xp + cygwin
1 x OS-X

Rick Measham

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