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MetaKnight

Green Programer?

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Okay, I have to put this in the beginner section cause I probaly should know this. On cragslist job postings, i see at the end GREEN PROGRAMMERS NEED NOT APPLY in caps? what's a green programmer? racism? ha i laugh

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Well, obviously he doesn't want the red and blue ones :)

It's an old saying, eg. /being green behind the ears/ means to be a beginner at something. Once famous western author Karl May (the guy who invented Winnetou) used it quite often and labelled any newcomers to the west as "greenhorns".

So in short, green programmers == newbie programmers!

-Markus-

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