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Re: PERL as shibboleth and the Perl community

by Articuno (Beadle)
on Nov 22, 2005 at 13:17 UTC ( #510763=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to PERL as shibboleth and the Perl community

But, what if the programmers use Perl (and are into the Community), but the person who typed the "job request" (*) thought that when the boss said 'Perl' he meant 'PERL' (or even Pearl, who knows :-) and "corrects" the text before publishing ? (or maybe qr/s?he/ typed in CAPS to "highlight" (*) the word)

Now, if the employer always uses PERL consistently (*), then I think it's ok to use it as a "shibboleth" (**)

(*) Disclaimer: English isn't my first language - I don't know the right qr/words?/i ^_^;;;

(**) Coincidence: I saw that word on WikiPedia yesterday :-)

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Comment on Re: PERL as shibboleth and the Perl community
Re^2: PERL as shibboleth and the Perl community
by Jenda (Abbot) on Nov 22, 2005 at 14:43 UTC

    I once saw an ad looking for a programmer in Pearl and Jawa ;-)

    Jenda
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