State of New Jersey needs COBOL programmers

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Sun Apr 5 19:13:59 CDT 2020

On 4/5/20 6:28 PM, Peter Schow via cctalk wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 5, 2020 at 4:18 PM Antonio Carlini via cctalk
> <cctalk at> wrote:
>> Dijkstra was a computer scientist not a computer programmer. The two are
>> only tangentially related!
> It's funny that you say this because Dijkstra explictly calls himself
> a programmer in his 1972 ACM Turing Award Lecture:
> "I married, and Dutch marriage rites require you to state your
> professionand I stated that i was a programmer."

Claiming it doesn't necessarily make it so.


More information about the cctalk mailing list