[TriLUG] The thin line...
rick.denatale at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 16:28:12 EDT 2006
On 10/3/06, Andrew Ball <anball at gmail.com> wrote:
> Believe it or not, Cobol (in more recent incarnations, with plus signs and
> xml parsers among other cool new features 8-) ) remains very important
> for financial institutions. And there's a huge shortage of people with
> MVS and Cobol skills. I had a pretty fun job playing with enterprise
> transformation tools that slurped Cobol CICS transactions into web
I've got a suspicion that, although COBOL is still important, that its
importance dropped dramatically after we got through the millennium
change 'crisis,' and a lot of legacy code finally got replaced.
No proof of that though
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