* Posts by BCOOL

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COBOL: Five little letters that if put on a CV would ensure stable income for many a greybeard coder


Re: IF Year > 50

I remember my college days when we submitted the deck to the operator behind the wall, we were allowed to submit a deck only once a day. That's how you learn to get it right the first time. That's also where we learned to read a dump.


Re: About 10 years ago...

Yes, but if you're using the autonumber option on TSO, the numbering is in cols 1-6. Not many people use punched cards anymore.