It's true imho. A large percentage of U2 programmers don't read Spectrum, have never been to a pick users group, don't read this list, aren't a member of the U2UG, etc etc.
Perhaps that's true in general for all programming environments. -----Original Message----- From: Matthew Strand <mstr...@mtholyoke.edu> To: u2-users <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Wed, Apr 25, 2012 6:19 pm Subject: Re: [U2] Job: Hampshire College > Doesn't it seem likely that 80% of Unidata programmers don't read > this list whatsoever ? That is too bad. Those 80% are truly missing out on a (mostly) supportive, collegial and welcoming U2 community resource. On 4/25/2012 6:55 PM, Wjhonson wrote: > > So you're interested in someone who knows Datatel, and yet your ad does not mention Datatel. > And that doesn't seem peculiar at all? > > Doesn't strike you that perhaps the ad itself is faulty in some way? > That googling for "datatel" "job" "unidata" would not find this posting at all? > That perhaps a dozen job seekers with exquisite "datatel" credentials would not apply simply because they can't find your ad? > > Doesn't it seem likely that 80% of Unidata programmers don't read this list whatsoever ? And they will only find the job if you specify Unidata or Datatel in the actual description? > > And yes I did look on your website, and it also does not specify Unidata, nor does it specify Datatel. > And no one googles for colleague. > So essentially you eliminate every qualified person, since they can't even find your job. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jeff Butera<jbut...@hampshire.edu> > To: U2 Users List<email@example.com> > Sent: Wed, Apr 25, 2012 3:48 pm > Subject: Re: [U2] Job: Hampshire College > > > On 04/25/2012 05:23 PM, Wjhonson wrote: > Your ad doesn't even mention U2 (Universe or Unidata) > You're assuming that Colleague will show up in searches for job seekers typing > n Unidata ? > I'm more interested in someone who knows academia and Datatel. But yes, > f someone here spies the list I assume they know various things. >> > > > _______________________________________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users