Bizarre

About five months ago I was called in to look into an localization issue affecting one of our software products. The software in case is a Windows Service written in Delphi. This service is used to collect live data from a series of networked devices and store such data into a RDBMS. As usual my colleagues were very quick to blame the issue on Delphi. Continue reading

While preparing my “Fletch Programming Skills Marketability Index” for the week I ran in to a posting for a Clipper Support Analyst.

Wow! Clipper is still around. That brings back memories, Clipper, FoxPro, Turbo Pascal, Quick C, DOS, 640k/704k RAM, Novell…(I’m dating myself)

Have you run into other bizarre or unexpected things out there? Would you mind sharing with us?