How many of you are Extreme Programmers?

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Apr 24 12:40:27 CEST 2003

"Avner Ben" <avner at> writes:

> The first language I learnt was COBOL. That took even longer to overcome!

Of coure, Dijkstra has a quote about that, too.  Let me prod the

  The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore,
  be regarded as a criminal offence.
           -- Edsger W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices, Volume 17, Number 5

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