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Many jobs adds want 5 years exp in HTML5

 
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Many jobs adds want 5 years exp in HTML5, however, the HTML5 standard was only release 2.5 months ago. Do they mean 5 years experience with HTML? Are they expecting 5 years with the draft version of HTML5?
 
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Many ads are written by the clueless. It's a standard joke that jobs ads routinely ask for more years in experience in a technology than years that the technology has existed.
 
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While HTML5 may have formally ratified only 2 months ago, it's been around in draft form for almost a decade.

Cheers!

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Luke Kolin wrote:While HTML5 may have formally ratified only 2 months ago, it's been around in draft form for almost a decade.

Cheers!

Luke



Anything in just a draft version with no full fledged tooling support around will never make it to any Enterprise's menu!
 
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