[tpm] Fwd: UG News--Perl Programming Certificate, New from O'Reilly School of Technology
dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 14:14:19 PST 2010
Randal Schwartz has a few words about this:
That being said, the comments are worth reading (including comments from the
teacher of the certification) and all is civil.
dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Mike Stok <mike at stok.ca> wrote:
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