On 12/8/07, Matt Lawrence <matt / technoronin.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 8 Dec 2007, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> > Programming language certification exams aren't worth anything to
> > anyone who is worth working for. I'll never work for someone who would
> > require or prefer a certification, because it means that they don't
> > actually value contributor input and view people as equally
> > interchangeable.
> As someone who narrowly dodged bankruptcy a few years ago, I can't always
> take the moral high ground.  Sometimes just paying the bills is higher
> priority.

Which is one good reason to avoid certs. They cost a lot of money and
don't pay that cost back in terms of higher pay. Which essentially
means that they aren't worth spit.

-austin
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