Rich kids are into COBOL

geneb geneb at
Tue Feb 17 16:32:39 CST 2015

On Tue, 17 Feb 2015, Fred Cisin wrote:

> 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
> redemption.
> He siad that use of COBOL cripples the mind; teaching it should be
> regarded as a criminal offense.
Djikstra is a bloviating jackass.


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