Well, there's JPL/I.


Bill

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> John W. Kennedy wrote:
>> Rich Morin wrote:
>>> At 1:56 PM +0900 10/11/06, Hal Fulton wrote:
>>>> And let's not mention COBOL.
>>> Although COBOL is not my favorite tool, I don't know of
>>> any arguably superior replacements for it (all things
>>> considered) in the environments where it is used.
>> PL/I and Ada '95. 
> 
> PL/I was intended to replace both Fortran and COBOL. In fact it did
> neither. Is PL/I even still in use today? I don't recall seeing an open
> source PL/I compiler.
> 
> Ada, on the other hand, was intended to be a language for managing large
> projects. I think it was a beautiful design, as far as I know it is
> still in use today, and there is in fact an open source compiler.
> 
> So ... one out of two ain't bad, eh?
> 
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