On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 11:21:11AM -0500, Nemo Nusquam via cctalk wrote:
In 1999, a fellow student in a UML course worked for a
company (Reuters, I think?) and told me that they had embarked on an
expensive s/w conversion project. Their back-end systems were implemented
in APL and they could not find programmers -- even ones willing to learn
APL for pay.
I'd have taken it if the price was right. Heck, I seem to have spent most of
my career wading through fossilised Perl, so it's not as if I'd notice much
Companies moaning that they can't find staff inevitably turn out to be
offering less than the going rate for what they're demanding and/or the
company is toxic. Usually both.