I want to learn a new language...

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 16:19:03 MST 2007


On 2/15/07, Levi Pearson <levi at cold.org> wrote:
> I feel I have to give COBOL a pass because we just didn't know any
> better back then.  That, and it was Grace Hopper's baby, and she is
> undeniably cool.  Its continued existence is at once a tribute to the
> Admiral and a sad state of affairs in the software business.
>
>                 --Levi

Agreed, Grace Hopper was the bomb.  She used to carry around a length
of copper wire in her pocket which she used to remind people that this
was how far your data travels in one millisecond.  Hard core.

-Bryan



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