Cast not your Perl before swine?

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Fri Dec 14 14:08:07 MST 2007


On Dec 14, 2007 1:49 PM, Mister E <Mister.Ed at agoracart.com> wrote:

> Well needless to say, your Perl will not be wasted in a lot of cases,
> more than you had thought previously.  Fortran77 might be a different
> story.  I still have not recouped the college course fees, in wages,
> directly relating to that material I learned a billion computer
> light-years ago.
>

Look around in the HPC community and you'll find people doing physics
simulations and such in Fortran.  I imagine they get pretty decent
pay, too.  Just because you didn't use the Fortran skills doesn't mean
you couldn't have.

                --Levi



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