C vs. the world Was: RE: Job Posting (.04K Reward!) Jr. Linux Admin + Windows Support

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Sat Sep 9 10:00:42 MDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 08:01 -0600, Josh Coates wrote:
> does this freak anyone else out, or is it just me?

Dude, it's not just you; I'm totally freaked out by it.

> i mean, java, perl, python etc are fine languages and i'm sure C# is
> great and all - but holy crap, if you aren't proficient in C, it just
> seems to me that you are 'half' and engineer, and will never reach
> your full potential as a career software developer.

O.K. I'll admit that the only motivation I have to learn more C then I
already know is to participate in cool projects that happen to be
written in C (the Linux kernel and PostgreSQL come to mind).

Gabriel Gunderson

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