cym224 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 10:21:11 CST 2021
On 01/14/21 23:35, Mark Linimon via cctalk wrote (in part):
> When I was living outside Dallas around 1988 or so, I knew a woman who
> had a job-for-life with an insurance company that ran their whole
> company on APL. Of course by that time she was sick of working on the
> same thing all the time, but they could not afford to let her go -- no
> one else could do any maintance to it.
In 1999, a fellow student in a UML course worked for a large information
company (Reuters, I think?) and told me that they had embarked on an
expensive s/w conversion project. Their back-end systems were
implemented in APL and they could not find programmers -- even ones
willing to learn APL for pay.
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