[Coco] obscure programming languages was Re: books

jdaggett at gate.net jdaggett at gate.net
Fri Nov 30 21:22:53 EST 2007

On 30 Nov 2007 at 13:06, Dean Leiber wrote:

> I would love to get my hands on at least the Fortran package.  
> Remember that COBOL was big as a programming language for business at 
> one point (is it still?) so it does make sense esp. if porting an 
> application to OS-9.


I believe with Y2K, COBOL's use dropped significantly. COBOL97 was supposed to fix the 
Y2K issues. IT may still be in use in some areas of business. Older applications that have 
never been ported over to more newer high level languages. 


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