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Re: Re: Expert programmer's certification

by boo_radley (Parson)
on Jan 15, 2004 at 00:02 UTC ( #321426=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I read through it this morning (60+ comments on use perl is something to see, after all), and I have to say it's terribly depressing. Even the people who are for certification, or debating certification, or talking about it, or whatever the original impetus was, are only interested because it might increase their salary, and not because certification will guarantee competency. Yeesh.

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Re: Re: Re: Expert programmer's certification
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 15, 2004 at 00:31 UTC
    because certification will guarantee competency
    Certification cannot guarantee that. It can only gurarantee you know perl sufficiently well, whether that makes you competent to do task X using perl is another issue entirely.

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