Rich kids are into COBOL

Eric Smith spacewar at
Wed Feb 18 21:53:19 CST 2015

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 8:34 PM, ben <bfranchuk at> wrote:
> On 2/18/2015 8:18 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> One thing that some folks missed was that you can run COBOL quite
>> successfully on a variable word-length, decimal machine.
>> Anyone know of a C that runs on a 1401 or even a 7080?  Packed
>> variable-length decimal?
> Are any those machines still up and running?

Yes, there is at least one 1401 that is routinely up and running, at CHM.

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