State of New Jersey needs COBOL programmers
cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Apr 4 23:47:22 CDT 2020
On Sat, 4 Apr 2020, Jeffrey Brace via cctalk wrote:
In December 1999, they were looking for COBOL programmers.
They were told to update their software.
Now, 20 years later, they are looking for COBOL programmers, to start the
In another 16 years, they will need to send John Titor back in time to
look for a 5100. Maybe by then, they will realize that the 5100 was not
the only machine that could run APL.
I will repeat my standing offer. In exchange for a ONE-WAY ride to the
1960s, I will get him a 5100, and start an investment portfolio to fund
the project. I will now sweeten the deal, and promise to also do COBOL
for New Jersey for a few years in the 1990s, to try to help make Y2K less
of a surprise for them, and try to get them started updating their
If the ride is ROUND-TRIP, then he just gets some documentation for the
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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