Well, either we are too clever, or we are a dying breed?

What if some of you could write someting about COBOL's future to this 
list.  What happends to COBOL? (ILE, OO, etc, etc...)  Is it at all 
interesting working with COBOL today?  Or is it only us oldtimers 
mantaining old systems who are using the laguage today?  They do not learn 
it in scools anymore...(it's decades ago..


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qsrvbas@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Tom Liotta) 
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04.03.2005 03:07
Please respond to
COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 <cobol400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>


[COBOL400-L] Rats! I opened it ( was RE: test-please do not open )


This list is seldom active. In fact, it seems less active than it should 
be even if a 5% estimate of penetration for COBOL in the AS/400 world is a 
reasonable guess.

One post went by a few days ago; but I wasn't familiar enough with what 
the poster wanted, so I let it go. The question seemed pretty narrowly 
focused and best answered by someone who had done the same thing in the 

But that's been it for a while.

I'm not sure if that means COBOL programmers have fewer problems than RPG 
programmers or not. Interesting thought.

Tom Liotta

cobol400-l-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>   1.  test-please do not open (mahalakshmi s)
>I have subscribed recently. Since I didn't receive any group mails,
>just wanted to send a test mail.
>Sorry for the inconvenience,

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