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    As did the TCO, having the psychological sensibility of a tank ..

Ah. I can relate to this. After having two great reviews (and bonuses) a few years back, I hit a bad patch where my collapsing marriage was affecting my work output (shocker). My team lead (a good friend at the time) helped me through that, taking me out for supper and asking the all important "Are you OK?" question. So it came as a bit of a surprise (typical British upbringing making light of a difficult situation) when this big boss (not my team lead) told me in my annual review "You're not getting any bonus this year. How do you feel about that?"

Gee, I don't know. Miffed? Disappointed? Aloof? Light as a feather? Perplexed?

Don't worry .. no doubt you did your best, given the resources available to you. You may even be surprised that some of your work continues to be used by future, grateful developers. There's Perl work out there if you want it, I'm sure.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

Thanks PJ. We owe you so much. Groklaw -- RIP -- 2003 to 2013.


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