The download speed can be so slow, it actually goes backwards; that's how much 'up to' sucks.
...like most of us, I didn't vote for this stupid government.
FTFY. Disproportional voting got us into this mess. But parties voted in aren't exactly going to change the way votes are counted.
Honestly, the entire concept of being Pardoned in this case would be yet another insult.
What they should issue is an Apology.
Mod parent up. Pardon implies that the action was wrong, but excusable. An apology would imply that Turing (+others) did nothing wrong and that it was in fact the law that was wrong.
At home my main PC is windows - but I have linux running on a NAS box that I use for backups and web dev environment.
So I haven't migrated per se. I just use a mixture of windows and linux depending on what the best tool for the job is.
So while I'm thankful of the learning opportunity - I realise there's a lot more PHP jobs out there than there are Perl jobs. I'd rather be really good at PHP that really good at Perl. I'm aware that the longer time I spend at my current company, the less transferable my programming skills will be. Which isn't necessarily an issue - I could always go down the management route.
Just for the record; I'm one of those who maintain there's nothing particularly wrong with PHP as a language, the issue is how people use it.
Point is, companies have had their own currencies for years. While some people might disagree with those practises - company-specific currency isn't intrinsically bad