Hey, that was funny, but I seriously do know of a company that is running DIBOL software that I wrote twenty-plus years go on a VAX (when I wrote it, it was running on a PDP-11 :-). They've got a hardware maintenance contract that they're happy with, and
they don't need much software maintenance -- the stuff does what they want it to do, and they're happy.They've looked into "modernizing", but when they asked "what would we get out of this?", the answer, basically, was "well, you'd be modern". So far,
they've decided to keep their money and stay as they are. Can they keep going forever? -- probably not, but I guess they figure they'll cross that bridge when they really come to it.

Needless to say, I've had to find other work ... ;-)

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