Rich kids are into COBOL
roeapeterson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 16:45:49 CST 2015
> On Feb 17, 2015, at 1:27 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.stein at gmail.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Roe Peterson" <roeapeterson at gmail.com>
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1:54 PM
> Subject: Re: Rich kids are into COBOL
> I wouldn't wish a COBOL career on my worst enemy. What a god-awful mess.
> And yes, I know how and why it came to be. And all about legacy code bases and
> ----- Reply -----
> Good thing Grace Hopper isn't around to read that...
Actually, in ~1974 Grace Hopper gave a lecture at the University of Regina (I got a nanosecond!) and I asked what she would do differently with cobol. She kind of grimaced and said "quite a bit".
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