When did it become "old school" to hire programmers based on where they went to school? I thought that was Joel's whole raison d'etre.
When did Joel ever say that you should base your hiring decisions based on where someone went to school?
I think he meant 'hiring on the basis of where they went to school, regardless of competence, grades, people skills or any other redeeming features'.
what are you guys talking about? did Joel say this somewhere?
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