[TUHS] Happy birthday, Grace Hopper!
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
Wed Dec 9 09:09:55 AEST 2015
On Wednesday, 9 December 2015 at 4:34:47 +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> However, she must be condemned for giving us COBOL; yes, I know that
> vile language, but I carefully leave it off my CV, as it seemed to
> be designed for suits (Business Studies of course, but nothing
> technical) to spy upon their programmers.
And you for giving me bad dreams? As it happens, round the time you
posted this message, I had a dream of a 180 page printout of a COBOL
program, completely without comments. The first time COBOL has
haunted me in decades.
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