Rich kids are into COBOL

Fred Cisin cisin at
Tue Feb 17 16:18:47 CST 2015

On Tue, 17 Feb 2015, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> a FORTRAN course my first quarter at University (my one and only!) and
> I did learn FORTRAN before C, but I don't think I was irreparably
> damaged by my early efforts.

Djikstra said that users of BASIC are mentally mutilated beyond hope of
He siad that use of COBOL cripples the mind; teaching it should be
regarded as a criminal offense.

Somebody else, WHO???, said that FORTRAN was more portable than syphilis.

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