Google is Hiring [ now way OT ]

Bill Huey (hui) billh at
Mon Feb 12 19:23:18 PST 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 09:59:58PM -0500, Matt Emmerton wrote:
> Luckily for me, the Math/Computer Science faculty resisted the urge to move
> to "commodity" languages for many years and continued to instruct using
> Pascal and Modula-3.  I still recall the beauty of Modula-3's object model
> and cringe when I'm forced to use C++.   They only recently (2001-ish)
> switched to Java, which was a reasonable decision.
> In the case of the engineering faculty, their move to C# was "helped along"
> due to a $1M donation from Microsoft.  For shame!

That's a real shame. It's a dead end system for a lot of folks.


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