Rich kids are into COBOL

Eric Smith spacewar at
Fri Feb 27 13:52:34 CST 2015

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:
> It seems to me to be very strange that today we're coding in a language that
> was developed for a PDP-11 minicomputer.

Developed for the PDP-7, actually.  Contrary to popular belief, the
"++" and "--" operators were NOT the result of the PDP-11 addressing

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