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

Guy Sotomayor ggs at
Thu Feb 19 22:23:29 CST 2015

On 2/19/15 5:30 PM, Chuck Guzis 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.

Nope.  It was (and still is) how I write code (sit down and compose at 
the keyboard).  One of my old bosses at IBM once said "Yea, Guy just 
waves his hands over the keyboard and programs come out".

TTFN - Guy

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