State of New Jersey needs COBOL programmers

Nigel Johnson nw.johnson at
Sun Apr 5 14:56:11 CDT 2020

There were a lot of differing opinions, some of which held out over 
time. Even Fred Brooks had to admit that David Parnas was right about 
data encapsulation

On 05/04/2020 15:53, geneb via cctalk wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Apr 2020, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
>> Edsger Dijksta said, "The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its 
>> teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense."
> I'm pretty sure he said that about BASIC, and I'm totally bummed he 
> died before I could bitch slap him over it. ;)
> g.

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