[Coco] obscure programming languages was Re: books

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Fri Nov 30 19:33:22 EST 2007

Mark McDougall wrote:

> They had just paid big $$$ for some consultant to architect the next-gen 
> application framework for the whole company. The plan at one stage was 
> to scrap all the current PC development tools and go with MicroFocus 
> COBOL, using 3270 terminal screen-scraping for mainframe-PC communications.

Oh yeah, the push was for OS/2 instead of Windows too... those consultants 
were worth every penny eh??? ;)


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