Pascal not considered harmful - was Re: Rich kids are into COBOL

Ian S. King isking at
Thu Feb 19 21:27:10 CST 2015

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 5:30 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:

> On 02/19/2015 04:42 PM, Guy Sotomayor wrote:
>  Of course, I started writing FORTRAN on an 029 keypunch..
> That wasn't very good practice, was it?  Write on a coding form (or
> paper), then punch, run an 80-80 list on a 407 and hand check, correct and
> then submit.

Yeah, I used to give my instructor heartburn - I'd sit at the keypunch and
compose programs.  They ran, though.

Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS
Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School
University of Washington

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