I started writing RPG in '86. I wrote my first code for an employer in '79. I wrote my first program in college in '74 (good ol' FORTRAN IV). Stuff from the '60s is ancient, but I wouldn't call anything newer than that 'old'. I wrote some pretty decent stuff in the '80s. LOL

Dave Shaw
Mohawk Industries

----- Original Message ----- From: "James Perkins" <jrperkinsjr@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio Client forSystem i & iSeries" <wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] EGL to become Eclipse project

LOL! Yes, I suppose most of the code from the 80's is more like 88 or 89,
but still I was in elementary school then :-)
James R. Perkins

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 13:52, Joe Pluta <joepluta@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Lucky you, working with modern code!


> I kind of see the backwards compatibility as a blessing and a curse. > It's
> great things work, but it also leads to code that never really gets
> because it just works. I've seen code out there just about as old as I
am. A
> lot of the code I end up having to working was written in the 80's and

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