[sf-perl] Perl search engine

Greg Lindahl greg at blekko.com
Thu Jul 22 13:38:48 PDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 12:54:05PM -0700, Joe Brenner wrote:

> The reason I bring this up is that the way these arguments go, people
> switch back and forth between insisting that you need to accomodate
> the slow witted, and insisting that programmers need to challenge
> themselves in order to grow.

We don't hire slow-witted programmers, and neither does Google. I can
report that we've hired several fanatic Python fan-boys who had never
touched Perl before, and they had no trouble making the transition.
I don't think we have any employees who know only 1 language.

-- greg

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