Programing [was: in defense of X]

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Jan 27 12:19:17 MST 2006


On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 10:35:36AM -0700, Justin Findlay wrote:
> On 1/27/06, Brian Hawkins <brianhks at activeclickweb.com> wrote:

> 
> > Look programing computers is fun, no matter what language you do it in.
> > And if you can get someone to pay you to do it, that's even better.
> 
> I disagree.  Nobody can have fun programming in COBOL unless you have
> a malicous sense of fun or your sense of rationale is highly
> exceptionable. There.  Now I've said it.  (-:

WHAT! Insult COBOL, will you! As one of the Lords of COBOL, sir, I am
offended. I demand satisfaction, sir. I demand wet Hollerith cards at
50 paces! My seconds will be contacting you!

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