[OT] Re: Who modified my local variable?

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Tue Jun 13 15:18:10 MDT 2006


Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 16:38:14 -0400, dave at thesmithfam.org said:
>> On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 12:47 -0700, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>>> Try to hire a C++ developer under 30 some time.
>> My company employs hundreds of C++ developers. In Utah alone we hire a
>> new C++ developer under 30 about every two months. Not sure what you're
>> talking about here.
> 
> I would love to see some hard numbers on this for the job market as a
> whole.  I strongly suspect that your company is an exception.

Your company is an exception, too.  There isn't a large number of
employers asking for Python skills.

However, IMHO, asking for Python (or Ruby, etc.) skills is a good sign
of a smart and innovative employer.

Shane




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