Friday, March 14, 2008

Not fade away

From the old-languages-never-die dept.:
Obsolete programming languages such as FORTRAN and COBOL are still widely used.

-- J.J. Duby, 1971

2 comments:

leoc said...

Cobol for the 80s deserves a mention here. Oh, how I laughed when I saw it. Back in 1995 or so.

steck said...

I'm not sure what to make of it, exactly, but on my bookshelf is a book entitled, "COBOL: A Structured Approach"; the authors are Richards Cheney.

-- Paul