[BSDcert] Certification expiration thoughts
jpb at sixshooter.v6.thrupoint.net
Thu Mar 17 17:04:18 EST 2005
* Tillman Hodgson <tillman at seekingfire.com> [2005-03-17 16:53]:
> I guess I'm not convinced that these specialized certs are necessary. I
> do believe that pursuing too much at the beginning dilutes our efforts
> ... I'd like to see one basic cert get off the ground before broad
> topics like this are even looked at seriously.
This is key- crawl before you walk before you run.
> Getting examination questions professionally reviewed and validated
> isn't cheap -- the fewer certs we have, at least initially, the better.
> For an example, take a look at the LPI level 1 development process (I
> don't know if their list archives from that time period are still
> available, and I've already purged mine unfortunately). One of their
> "why we're good" blurbs on their web site is:
Yes, their archives are available, and they doprovide a very
interesting look at the LPI cert development process. It takes time,
effort, committment, money, and patience.
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