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Re: Are we a dying breed?

by hackdaddy (Hermit)
on Nov 12, 2005 at 11:01 UTC ( #507960=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Are we a dying breed?

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I have worked at one of the world's largest software companies (starts with "M") and they use tons of Perl scripts. True hackers know that Perl gets the job done quickly.

And then there are the straight C/C++/C#/Java types that can't do a damn thing outside of their IDE.

It pretty much analogous to musicians that can read music, but cannot write or improvise. And those musicians that cannot read music, but can write and improvise.

Is programming in your blood? Then you're probably using Perl to make quick utilities and glue open source tools together into new systems.

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[Corion]: Oof - "Anyway, if it is not obvious, please keep this discussion entirely confidential for now.", as seen on a public mailing list ;)
[Discipulus]: uh no choroba.. i do not practice much with online putyour image sites:can you suggest one (that possibly remove the pic after few days)?
[choroba]: Corion a bug report?
[choroba]: I have no idea :-( I used to post to, but they don't seem to feature "private" pictures in the free version now

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