[Haskell-cafe] Somewhat random history question - chicken and egg

jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
Sun Nov 11 17:26:10 EST 2007

Andrew Coppin writes: 

> Brent Yorgey wrote:
>>     Expressiveness certainly makes it easier, but nothing (other than
>>     sanity...) stops you from writing a Haskell compiler in, say, COBOL. 
>> *I* would stop you.  Friends don't let friends write in COBOL.
> That's the funniest thing I've read today. You literally just woke my mum 
> up by making my laugh. Thanks! :-D

I would be the last who wanted to spoil such a good joke.
But... tell me please, ANYONE, who takes part in this inspiring exchange: 

 How many COBOL programs have you written in your life?
 How many programs in Cobol have you actually SEEN? 

Jerzy Karczmarczuk 

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