Re: What databases have taught me

From: paul c <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 17:18:40 GMT
Message-ID: <QXTog.105730$iF6.90054_at_pd7tw2no>

Marshall wrote:
> erk wrote:

>> Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
>>> OTHO, and FWIW, the fact that Guido Van Rossum now works at Google,
>> Along with everyone else not working at Microsoft.

> OT Note: Yahoo, eBay, and Amazon *each* have 2 employees
> for every one at Google, and Microsoft has more than ten times
> as many as Google does. Google is still very much the underdog
> in the struggle of the internet giants, although its reputation is
> otherwise, and it is of course much larger than the corner
> mom-n-pop software development house these days.
> Marshall

Maybe Google rules out nine-tenths of the pool as a matter of principle.

Having one-tenth the employees might be to its advantage, especially if the teams are similarly small.

p Received on Thu Jun 29 2006 - 19:18:40 CEST

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