Quoth Josef 'Jupp' Schugt:

> * Yukihiro Matsumoto; 2003-07-22, 13:47 UTC:
>> I think some still use Ruby, as some of us still code COBOL or
>> FORTRAN (or Lisp) now.  Ruby in 2038 will be different from Ruby
>> in 2003 though. It will no longer use 32bit time_t.
> 
> Good one but I am pretty sure that this will not be the sole
> change. I am not sure about COBOL but FORTRAN did undergo quite a
> number of changes. 

There was an anecdote when FORTRAN 90 was being developped. An insider 
was asked what kind of language the new FORTRAN would be, and he 
answered "I have no idea. The only thing I know is it will be called 
FORTRAN."

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