Programmers with network engineering skills

Jay Ashworth jra at
Mon Feb 27 22:23:06 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at>

> I think you're more likely to find a network engineer with (possibly
> limited) programming skills.
> That's certainly where I would categorize myself.

And you're the first I've seen suggest, or even imply, that going that
direction instead might be more fruitful; seemed to me that the skills
necessary to make a decent network engineer would support learning 
programming better than the other way round -- though in fact I personally
did it the other way.

-- jra
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