• Subject: Re: An odd thing
  • From: Chris Rehm <Mr.AS400@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 06:47:35 PDT

** Reply to note from John Carr <74711.77@compuserve.com> Tue, 9 Dec 1997 
22:35:15 -0500

> Hmm COBOL huh?  Hmm.
> Ya know it's a big language on the AS/400.  At least 8% of the installed 
> base.


I have to say though, I didn't think there were very many COBOL programmers
around. I have noticed that their salary levels have gotten pretty high as
the demand has remained constant for a few years with no new supply.

Now, I could understand someone looking for a language besides RPG if they
felt they were going to find a larger base of trained programmers to hire,
but I wouldn't think that would be COBOL.

> John Carr

Chris Rehm

How often can you afford to be unexpectedly out of business?
Get an AS/400.
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