On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 11:46:37 -0500 Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote: > The greatness of COBOL is the fact that it is a honed tool. Just > as C is great for low-level work, COBOL is *designed* to move, > process, sort, summarize, etc. fixed-length records around. Fixed-length or variable-length, isn't this what nowadays SQL is good for and good with? -- Christoph Simon firstname.lastname@example.org --- ^X^C q quit :q ^C end x exit ZZ ^D ? help .