[xquery-talk] XML/XQuery academic conferences ?

Andrew Welch andrew.j.welch at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 02:34:09 PDT 2011

>>> Few  of the cs phds  I've interviewed could do ANY of the tasks you
>>> quote.  None had to pass an exam in making programs that actually worked

That reminds me of the Sun Java 1.4 cert exam... that focused on cs
style topics such as bit shifting, whereas 1.5 dropped that in favour
of knowledge of the apis (io for example) - mainly to ensure people
that passed the exam could actually do some 'real world' programming.

Andrew Welch

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