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Re: (OT) Real World Skills Versus CS Skills

by g0n (Priest)
on Jan 24, 2006 at 10:49 UTC ( #525148=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (OT) Real World Skills Versus CS Skills

Not a direct answer, but relevant to your question:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/01/11/grads_say_courses_no_good/

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"If there is such a phenomenon as absolute evil, it consists in treating another human being as a thing."

John Brunner, "The Shockwave Rider".

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Re^2: (OT) Real World Skills Versus CS Skills
by wazoox (Prior) on Jan 24, 2006 at 17:24 UTC

    This seems to be the New Hot Thing : school, college, university should teach you a job.

    That's mere utilitarism at best, stupidity most probably. You go to university to get a culture and learn thinking. Hey, if you want to learn a job at school, be a mechanic, a plumber, or even a lawyer ! By the way, all three pay much better than computer programming or whatever job you won't learn at school anyway.

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[hippo]: Why not?
[1nickt]: That's good! I suppose the cpanfile would be the same however the app distro is structured ...
[1nickt]: hippo no reason why not other than wanting to check an assumption :-)
[hippo]: For a self-contained application which can therefore ensure thread safety it seems like a sensible approach.
[choroba]: No, if there are no threads, then the user wants to use MCE. If there are threads, the user can choose.
[1nickt]: choroba Understood. I'm wondering about the logic in a cpanfile. If the perl doesn't support threads, it's easy: require MCE. If the perl does support threads, as you say the user has a choice, so require both? Or, assume that irrespective of the choide

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