[Haskell-cafe] Employment

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 22 19:57:56 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 19:14 +0000, Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Jonathan Cast wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 21:04 +0000, Andrew Coppin wrote:

> >> I mean, heck, *I* use Haskell at work - and I'm not even supposed to be 
> >> coding things!

> > /me feels slightly relieved, if you'll forgive my saying so :)

> Damn... I didn't think I was *that* bad at using Haskell? o_O

You have expressed continued bafflement on any number of subjects that
have been repeatedly explained to you, so yes.

> > Also, if you don't mind my asking, what *is* your job title?

> Technically, "system administrator". An equally valid description might 
> be "the whole computer department".

> But in reality, my job involves swapping the backup tapes each day, and 
> rebooting people's computers when Word crashes. Obviously, I'd like to 
> be doing something a *tad* more interesting. (Not to mention better 
> paid...!)

Ah, you poor thing.  No *wonder* you're driven to coding!


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