A Conversation for COBOL - the Programming Language


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SchrEck Inc.

One popular quote regarding COBOL is Edsger W. Dijkstra's observation that 'The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense.' (from 'Selected Writings on Computing: A Personal Perspective')

Just found it reading the Jargon File entry on COBOL. See http://www.jargon.net/jargonfile/c/COBOL.htmlsmiley - smiley

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