OT: Language for the ages

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 13:30:05 CDT 2005

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>>>>Suppose you wanted to write an application for a manufacturing process that
>>>>will, in all probability, run for the next 30 years.  No direct control of
>>>>the process itself is entailed (i.e., you don't need the program to
>>>>operation valves or run motors), but you do need this program to compute
>>>>manufacturing parameters for each customer.  I/O requirements are very
>>>>modest, mostly simple keyboard and display.
>>>>So what would it be?   My vote is for FORTRAN.

Peace...  Sridhar

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