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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • At least all of the complaining lets you know who you do not need to consider for the job. If they do not want the job, especially with so many people carping about being unemployed, they can stay unemployed.

    When I starting reading the essay, I thought you required releases to CPAN so you could see code samples or something like that, but your reason was much better than that.
    • You detach yourself far enough from the code to let strangers look at it.
    • You realize that other people might want to use your c
    • There are more reasons to put such a requirement in a job posting : this gives to the potential candidate a grasp of what the company is about. As said James, this is all about team building. A candidate which feels bad about this requirement, for example because he doesn't see the interest of contributing to CPAN, won't probably be a good Fotangoer. At the contrary, someone who has released nothing to CPAN due to external constraints, or who has released only a few cheap hacks like me, but who is willing to try to have this job because he knows he will enjoy working with people with CPAN ids, will fit the team better. What a shame I can't move to London :-(