[linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour

Michael Bacarella mbac@netgraft.com
Wed Nov 13 19:34:18 PST 2002

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 07:07:05PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> > And how exactly is proving to the world just how much of a racist ass
> > you are going to improve your chance for employment?
> "Java monkey" is clearly intended as a (justified) job-function slur,
> not an ethnic one.
> FYI, there are large software houses in Mumbai and Bangalore that specialise
> in suckering gullible North American and European companies into massive
> Java-based projects that they then construct on contract, using hordes
> of local coders whom you would not want to entrust with languages that 
> lack training wheels.

These guys (http://www.finsoftusa.com/) get straight to the point.
View the "Competitive Advantages" section:

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suite of tools, and experienced technical professionals, Finsoft delivers
exceptional value and world-class quality solutions to our clients. In
those cases where this model is most optimal, dedicated on-site project
management teams work with the customer to identify business and technical
requirements in the implementation of new solutions, while our off-site
teams continue to support these projects from a software development,
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large and small, realize the benefits of this model both in terms of
price and in terms of productivity.

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model facilitated by our Offshore Development Centers (ODC) in Hydrebad, India."

Michael Bacarella

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